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con·tin·u·al

 (kən-tĭn′yo͞o-əl)
adj.
1. Recurring regularly or frequently: continual improvements in technology.
2. Not interrupted; steady: a process that requires continual monitoring.

con·tin′u·al·ly adv.
Synonyms: continual, continuous, ceaseless, constant, incessant, perpetual, eternal, perennial
These adjectives mean occurring without stopping or occurring repeatedly over a long period of time. Continual is often restricted to what is intermittent or repeated at intervals: The continual banging of the shutter in the wind gave me a headache. But it can also imply a lack of interruption, the focus of continuous and ceaseless: The fugitive was living in a state of continual fear. The police put the house under continuous surveillance. We listened to the ceaseless babble of the stream. Constant stresses steadiness or persistence and unvarying nature: The constant ticking of the clock lulled him to sleep. Incessant adds to constant the suggestion of annoying repetition: The dog's incessant barking kept him up all night. Perpetual emphasizes both steadiness and duration: One side of the moon is in perpetual darkness. Eternal refers to what is everlasting, especially to what is seemingly without temporal beginning or end: "That freedom can be retained only by the eternal vigilance which has always been its price" (Elmer Davis).
Perennial describes existence that goes on year after year, often with the suggestion of self-renewal: The candidates discussed the perennial problem of urban poverty.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.continually - seemingly without interruption; "complained continually that there wasn't enough money"

continually

adverb
1. constantly, always, all the time, forever, aye (Scot.), endlessly, eternally, incessantly, nonstop, interminably, everlastingly, twenty-four-seven (informal) The large rotating fans whirred continually.
2. repeatedly, often, frequently, many times, over and over, again and again, time and (time) again, persistently, time after time, many a time and oft (archaic or poetic) He continually changed his mind.
Translations
بِاسْتِمْراربِاسْتِمرار، بِتَتَابُع
neustáleustavičně
igen og igenvedvarende
jatkuvasti
neprekidno
sífellt
継続的に
끊임없이
neprekinjenostalno
ständigt
อย่างต่อเนื่อง
sürekli bir şekildesürekli olarak
một cách liên tục

continually

[kənˈtɪnjʊəlɪ] ADVcontinuamente, constantemente

continually

[kənˈtɪnjʊəli] adv (= constantly) → continuellement, sans cesse; [change, try, look for] → continuellement; [frustrated, updated] → continuellement

continually

adv (= repeatedly)(an)dauernd, ständig; (= ceaselessly)ununterbrochen, pausenlos

continually

[kənˈtɪnjʊəlɪ] advcontinuamente, senza tregua, di continuo

continue

(kənˈtinjuː) verb
1. to go on being, doing etc; to last or keep on. She continued to run; They continued running; He will continue in his present job; The noise continued for several hours; The road continues for 150 kilometres.
2. to go on (with) often after a break or pause. He continued his talk after the interval; This story is continued on p.53.
conˈtinual adjective
very frequent; repeated many times. continual interruptions.
conˈtinually adverb
conˌtinuˈation noun
1. the act of continuing, often after a break or pause. the continuation of his studies.
2. something which carries on, especially a further part of a story etc. This is a continuation of what he said last week.
ˌcontiˈnuity (kon-) noun
1. the state of being continuous or logically related. It is important to children to have some continuity in their education.
2. the detailed arrangement of the parts of a story etc for a film script etc.
adjective
a continuity girl.
conˈtinuous adjective
joined together, or going on, without interruption. a continuous series; continuous rain; continuous movement.
conˈtinuously adverb
It rained continuously all day.

continual means frequent, again and again.
continuous means non-stop, without interruption.

continually

بِاسْتِمْرار neustále vedvarende ununterbrochen συνεχώς continuamente jatkuvasti continuellement neprekidno continuamente 継続的に 끊임없이 aanhoudend vedvarende ciągle continuamente постоянно ständigt อย่างต่อเนื่อง sürekli olarak một cách liên tục 连续地
References in classic literature ?
This learned dissertator, however valuable for his industry and erudition, is yet more to be esteemed for having dared so freely in the midst of France to declare his disapprobation of the Patriarch Oviedo's sanguinary zeal, who was continually importuning the Portuguese to beat up their drums for missionaries, who might preach the gospel with swords in their hands, and propagate by desolation and slaughter the true worship of the God of Peace.
Why, he's within a few feet of me at this moment, and I've been seeing him continually ever since I came here.
And thus thy memory is to me Like some enchanted far-off isle In some tumultuos sea -- Some ocean throbbing far and free With storms -- but where meanwhile Serenest skies continually Just o're that one bright island smile.
THE OAKS presented a complaint to Jupiter, saying, "We bear for no purpose the burden of life, as of all the trees that grow we are the most continually in peril of the axe.
In the office he wore also a linen duster with huge pockets into which he continually stuffed scraps of paper.
This was partly owing to the increasing number and wealth of the inhabitants, and to the additions which they continually received by the arrival and settlement of people from beyond the sea.
The run would have been more delightful still, if it had not been for a lot of wretched small boats that were continually getting in the way of our launch, and, to avoid running down which, we had to be continually easing and stopping.
Farther on, it was continually the same again and again: the same shaking and rattling, the same snow on the window, the same rapid transitions from steaming heat to cold, and back again to heat, the same passing glimpses of the same figures in the twilight, and the same voices, and Anna began to read and to understand what she read.
On this occasion the jostling of the streets irritated me more than ever, I could not make out what was wrong with me, I could not find the clue, something seemed rising up continually in my soul, painfully, and refusing to be appeased.
Hatred, by a gradual and quiet process, will even be transformed to love, unless the change be impeded by a continually new irritation of the original feeling of hostility.
Having ridden beyond the village, continually meeting and overtaking soldiers and officers of various regiments, they saw on their left some entrenchments being thrown up, the freshly dug clay of which showed up red.
You need fear no harm from me nor from the other blessed ones, for you are dear to the gods: and you shall have a dear son who shall reign among the Trojans, and children's children after him, springing up continually.