fitful definition

  • adjective:
    • developing in or described as intermittent blasts, by activity; irregular. See Synonyms at regular.
    • Irregular; unsteady; characterized by suits.
    • filled with fits; irregularly variable; impulsive and volatile.
    • intermittently stopping and beginning
    • occurring in means and frequently suddenly
    • Occurring in or described as intermittent bursts, at the time of task; unusual. See Synonyms at regular.
    • Irregular; unsteady; described as fits.
    • packed with matches; irregularly variable; impulsive and volatile.
    • intermittently preventing and starting
    • occurring in spells and frequently abruptly
    • developing in or characterized by intermittent bursts, as of activity; unusual. See Synonyms at regular.
    • Irregular; unsteady; characterized by fits.
    • saturated in fits; irregularly adjustable; impulsive and volatile.
    • intermittently stopping and beginning
    • developing in or characterized by intermittent bursts, by task; irregular. See Synonyms at regular.
    • developing in or described as intermittent bursts, since task; unusual. See Synonyms at regular.
    • occurring in means and sometimes suddenly
    • Irregular; unsteady; characterized by fits.
    • Irregular; unsteady; described as suits.
    • Full of fits; irregularly adjustable; impulsive and volatile.
    • high in fits; irregularly adjustable; impulsive and volatile.
    • intermittently stopping and beginning
    • happening in spells and frequently abruptly
    • intermittently preventing and beginning
    • happening in spells and frequently abruptly
  • others:
    • Varied by irregular fits of activity and repose; happening or marked by suits and starts; spasmodic; capricious; changeable; checkered: as, a fitful infection or state of mind; a fitful life or profession.
    • Synonyms Irregular, adjustable, unstable.
    • diverse by unusual matches of action and repose; happening or marked by suits and starts; spasmodic; capricious; changeable; checkered: as, a fitful condition or feeling; a fitful life or career.
    • Synonyms Irregular, adjustable, unstable.
    • Varied by unusual matches of activity and repose; happening or marked by suits and begins; spasmodic; capricious; changeable; checkered: as, a fitful disease or feeling; a fitful life or profession.
    • Synonyms Irregular, variable, volatile.
    • diverse by unusual matches of activity and repose; happening or marked by suits and begins; spasmodic; capricious; changeable; checkered: as, a fitful disease or state of mind; a fitful life or job.
    • Varied by irregular fits of action and repose; happening or marked by matches and begins; spasmodic; capricious; changeable; checkered: as, a fitful disease or feeling; a fitful life or job.
    • Synonyms Irregular, adjustable, volatile.
    • Synonyms Irregular, variable, volatile.

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