intermittently Definition

occurring at irregular intervals; not continuous or steady.

Using intermittently: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "intermittently" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The rain fell intermittently throughout the day.

  • Example

    The power supply was working intermittently.

  • Example

    The internet connection was dropping intermittently.

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Summary: intermittently in Brief

The adverb 'intermittently' [ˌɪntəˈmɪtəntli] describes something that happens at irregular intervals, not continuously or steadily. It is often used to describe things like rain, power supply, or internet connection that work or happen on and off. Some synonyms of 'intermittently' are 'sporadically,' 'periodically,' and 'irregularly.'