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Origin of interruption
OTHER WORDS FROM interruptionre·in·ter·rup·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for interruption
The ad even instructs men that they can “put on Scroguard hours before the main event” so as to “avoid awkward interruptions.”Scroguard, Galactic Cap, and More: Will Anyone Wear Normal Condoms In the Future?|Samantha Allen|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It turned out that I had dozens of sleep interruptions during the night, which likely caused me to feel sleepy in the morning.
To preserve the frenetic flavor of the scene, I have left in the interview a few of these interruptions.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The phone-call situation became continually stranger, with The Wall Street Journal chronicling as many as 40 such interruptions.
Watson was professional and respectful, and his interruptions were subtle.
My great recent interruptions have (as you know) come from politics; not much in my line, you will say.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
There, with deep and wild emotion, and many interruptions of passionate silence, Eric told to Montagu his miserable tale.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
The boss got up, closed the door leading to May's room, and snapped the catch against interruptions.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
Day after day, with unimportant interruptions but no real check, the French ranks marched down the right bank of the stream.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
All this was accomplished with much talk and many interruptions.Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman|Emma Speed Sampson