Origin of intermittent
Examples from the Web for intermittence
He remarked, also, that the intermittence of the child's power seemed to depend in a measure on her state of mind.
I afterwards had periodical attacks of intermittence but never any tachycardia, at least none that lasted more than a few seconds.
It seems that we must rather admit an intermittence, an alteration between affirmation and negation.Essay on the Creative Imagination|Th. Ribot
Intermittence was rare, and I several times counted 100 regular beats in succession.
As this is done twice in every twenty-four hours, the phenomenon of intermittence occurs just as often.Jerusalem Explored, Volume I--Text|Ermete Pierotti
British Dictionary definitions for intermittence
Word Origin and History for intermittence (1 of 2)
c.1600, from Latin intermittentem (nominative intermittens), present participle of intermittere (see intermission). Related: Intermittently.