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fitfulness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fitful  \Fit"ful\,  a.  [From  7th  {Fit}.] 
  Full  of  fits;  irregularly  variable;  impulsive  and  unstable. 
 
  After  life's  fitful  fever,  he  sleeps  well  --Shak. 
  --  {Fit"ful*ly},  adv  --  {Fit"ful*ness},  n. 
 
  The  victorious  trumpet  peal  Dies  fitfully  away 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fitfulness 
  n  :  the  quality  of  being  spasmodic  and  irregular  [syn:  {jerkiness}] 




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