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Occurring in or characterized by intermittent bursts, as of activity; irregular: "My sleep, when it came, was fitful" (Kelly Braffet).
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|Adv.||1.||fitfully - in a fitful manner; "he slept fitfully"|
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adverb irregularly, on and off, intermittently, sporadically, off and on, erratically, in fits and starts, spasmodically, in snatches, desultorily, by fits and starts, interruptedly The sun shone fitfully.
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fitfully[ˈfɪtfəlɪ] ADV [work] → de manera irregular; [sleep] → muy mal
he dozed fitfully → echó alguna que otra cabezada
the candle burned fitfully → la llama de la vela parpadeaba
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