Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without cessation or intermission; unceasingly.
- Very often; at regular or frequent intervals; from time to time; habitually.
- = Syn. Continuously, constantly, incessantly, perpetually.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Without cessation; unceasingly; continuously.
- adv. In regular or repeated succession; very often.
- adv. seemingly without interruption
- continual + -ly (Wiktionary)
“At a period when he was having a terrific struggle with a certain habit, he was so continually held in the thought of fear by his mother and the young lady to whom he was engaged, -- the engagement to be consummated at the end of a certain period, the time depending on his proving his mastery, -- that he, very sensitively organized, _continually_ felt the depressing and weakening effects of their negative thoughts.”
“She however continued to wander about in her despair, and is wandering still, singing all the time a mournful song, in which she calls continually to Moowis, saying that she is lost, and begging him to come and save her.”
“Thompson ripped Daniels for what she called continually raising taxes.”
“ Do you think one can remain continually betwixt and between or is there a point at which this approach to life would become a burden?”
“One, a flea-bitten roan, groaned continually from the moment Mrs. Morgan's burden was put upon him till she was shifted to the other horse.”
“Part of the adventure for entrepreneurs like Goldman lay in continually refining the technology to drive down cost.”
“Hunter popped in continually during the panel discussions to make sure all was going well, that there were no fist-fights he needed to break up and we all had the projectors we needed.”
“But he was too feeble, panting and wheezing continually from the exertion and pausing to rest off strokes between strokes.”
“What we all wish for is to have writing ideas tumble out of our brain continually, so that we always have too many ideas to choose from.”
“The puny plot of the story was so thin, however, when compared to the deep mystery through which we were groping, and I found my attention wander so continually from the action to the fact, that I at last flung it across the room and gave myself up entirely to a consideration of the events of the day. posted by Matthew @ 2: 45 PM”
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