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intermissive

[in-ter-mis-iv]
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characterized by intermission.
  2. intermittent.
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Origin of intermissive

First recorded in 1580–90; intermiss(ion) + -ive
Related formsun·in·ter·mis·sive, adjective
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Examples from the Web for intermissive

Historical Examples

  • Make pleasure thy recreation or intermissive relaxation, not thy Diana, life, and profession.

    Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6

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