intermittence

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intermittence (countable and uncountable, plural intermittences)

  1. The state of being sporadic or intermittent; a lack of flow or fluency.
    • 1898, H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds, London: William Heinemann, page 270:
      I remember he wound up with my health, proposed in a speech of small variety and considerable intermittence.

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