Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without cessation or intermission; unceasingly.
  • Very often; at regular or frequent intervals; from time to time; habitually.
  • = Syn. Continuously, constantly, incessantly, perpetually.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Without cessation; unceasingly; continuously.
  • adverb In regular or repeated succession; very often.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a continuous manner; non-stop.
  • adverb In regular or repeated succession; very often.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb seemingly without interruption

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

continual +‎ -ly

Examples

  • 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.

    In Tune with the Infinite or, Fullness of Peace, Power, and Plenty

  • 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.

    Aboriginal America

  • Thompson ripped Daniels for what she called continually raising taxes.

    TheIndyChannel.com - Local News

  • Thompson ripped Daniels for what she called continually raising taxes.

    TheIndyChannel.com - Local News

  • Thompson ripped Daniels for what she called continually raising taxes.

    TheIndyChannel.com - Local News

  • Thompson ripped Daniels for what she called continually raising taxes.

    TheIndyChannel.com - Local News

  • Thompson ripped Daniels for what she called continually raising taxes.

    TheIndyChannel.com - Local News

  • ” 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?

    Elizabeth Gilbert - An interview with author

  • 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.

    WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE

  • Part of the adventure for entrepreneurs like Goldman lay in continually refining the technology to drive down cost.

    The Elusive Green Economy

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