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Meaning of FITFUL

Pronunciation:  'fitful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  intermittently stopping and starting; "fitful (or interrupted) sleep"; "off-and-on static"
  2. [adj]  occurring in spells and often abruptly; "fitful bursts of energy"; "spasmodic rifle fire"
 

FITFUL is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: broken, interrupted, off-and-on(a), spasmodic, sporadic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fit"ful\, a. [From 7th {Fit}.]
Full of fits; irregularly variable; impulsive and unstable.

      After life's fitful fever, he sleeps well. --Shak.
-- {Fit"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Fit"ful*ness}, n.

      The victorious trumpet peal Dies fitfully away.
                                               --Macaulay.

 
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