Synonyms for (adjective) fitful

Synonyms: interrupted, off-and-on, fitful

Definition: intermittently stopping and starting

Usage: fitful (or interrupted) sleep; off-and-on static

Similar words: broken

Definition: not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly

Usage: broken lines of defense; a broken cable transmission; broken sleep; tear off the stub above the broken line; a broken note; broken sobs


Synonyms: spasmodic, fitful

Definition: occurring in spells and often abruptly

Usage: fitful bursts of energy; spasmodic rifle fire

Similar words: sporadic

Definition: recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances

Usage: a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids