intermittently love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an intermittent manner; by alternate stops and starts.

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

  • adverb With intermissions; in an intermittent manner; intermittingly.

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

  • adverb Stopping or starting at intervals.

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

  • adverb in an intermittent manner

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

intermittent +‎ -ly

Examples

  • In my experience it is easier to read over mistakes on the computer screen, especially since I have been staring at these word intermittently for nearly a year, and I want to eliminate as many mistakes in the manuscript as my sore eyes can catch.

    I am the Lorax who speaks for the trees . . . «

  • In my experience it is easier to read over mistakes on the computer screen, especially since I have been staring at these word intermittently for nearly a year, and I want to eliminate as many mistakes in the manuscript as my sore eyes can catch.

    2010 January «

  • The day was cloudy and it was sprinkling rain intermittently.

    May 2004

  • The day was cloudy and it was sprinkling rain intermittently.

    The Beautiful Day...

  • At last, though, he was forced to admit that children would not have run so far, and he circled back toward the cabin, still calling intermittently, in hoarse, strangled croaks.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • It uplifts its voice about two hours before sunset and continues calling intermittently until some time after sunrise.

    A Bird Calendar for Northern India

  • From the first voyage of Cartier onwards, Canada was called intermittently New France, and its possibilities were not lost sight of by a few intelligent Frenchmen on account of the fur trade.

    Pioneers in Canada

  • Well, if you've been a cop for more than five minutes you have a plethora of options: a tail light or license plate light out (or working only "intermittently"), the driver having drifted over the broken white line (a DUI?), or having driven three miles an hour over the limit, or six miles an hour under ...

    Norm Stamper: Arizona's Immigration Law: Is Karl 'Turd Blossom' Rove Naive or Disengenuous About it?

  • Massey said it injected slurry " intermittently " in the 1970s and 1980s at the Rawl processing facility but had permits.

    Residents, Coal Firm Negotiate

  • Cairn Energy PLC said it found oil "intermittently" in a 400-meter (1,300-foot) section of the Alpha-1S1 well which has now gone 4,358 meters deep.

    Scottish Driller Finds Oil Off Greenland

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