Continual



[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh l] /kənˈtɪn yu əl/

adjective
1.
of regular or frequent recurrence; often repeated; very frequent:
continual bus departures.
2.
happening without interruption or cessation; in time.
/kənˈtɪnjʊəl/
adjective
1.
recurring frequently, esp at regular intervals
2.
occurring without interruption; continuous in time
adj.

early 14c., continuell, from Old French continuel (12c.), from Latin continuus (see continue). That which is continual is that which is either always going on or recurs at short intervals and never comes to an end; that which is continuous is that in which there is no break between the beginning and the end. Related: Continually (c.1300, contynuelliche).

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