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fitful
(adj)
FIT-fǝl
Meaning

1. spasmodic; uneasy; agitated

1st Sample Sentence

1. That night, after being present at his wife's deathbed, he fell into a fitful sleep tormented by nightmares.

2nd Meaning

2. intermittent; occurring at intervals

2nd Sample Sentence

2. The wind came in fitful gusts, and torrential rain poured down.

Synonyms

erratic, fitful, intermittent, sporadic

Antonyms

incessant

Mnemonics

Think about someone getting fits. he does that intermittent action. it comes all of a sudden I am fat and so trousers occasionally fit me fully. So its like sometimes yes and sometimes no.

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