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CONTINUAL, adjective [Latin See Continue.]
1. Proceeding without interruption or cessation; unceasing; not intermitting; used in reference to time.
He that hath a merry heart hath a continual feast. Proverbs 15:15.
I have great heaviness and continual sorrow of heart. Romans 9:2.
2. Very frequent; often repeated; as, the charitable man has continual application for alms.
3. continual fever, or continued fever, a fever that abates, but never entirely intermits, till it comes to a crisis; thus distinguished from remitting and intermitting fever.
4. continual claim, in law, a claim that is made from time to time within every year or day, to land or other estate, the possession of which cannot be obtained without hazard.
1. Without pause or cessation; unceasingly; as, the ocean is continually rolling its waves on the shore.
2. Very often; in repeated succession; from time to time.
Thou shalt eat bread at my table continually 2 Samuel 9:7.
CONTINUALNESS, noun Permanence.