intermissive

intermissive

[in-ter-mis-iv]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by intermission.

Origin:
1580–90; intermiss(ion) + -ive

unintermissive, adjective
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intermission (ˌɪntəˈmɪʃən)
 
n
1.  an interval, as between parts of a film
2.  a period between events or activities; pause
3.  the act of intermitting or the state of being intermitted
 
[C16: from Latin intermissiō, from intermittere to leave off, intermit]
 
inter'missive
 
adj

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