What is the difference between Continual and Continuous?




What is the difference between Continual and Continuous? :


Continual : (adjective)

(
1 ) Always happening

Very frequent and without cessation

Going on all the time without stopping or repeatedly

I am tired of their continual talking.

How do we prevent these continual breakdowns?

Are you not tired of this continual rain?



Continuous : (adjective)

(
1 ) Going on without stopping or being interrupted

Our political institutions are in continuous evolution.

There is continuous increase in our military capacity.


(
2 ) CONTINUAL describes an action which is repeated again and again.

Please stop your continual questions.

She was chided for continual interruptions.


(
3 ) CONTINUOUS indicates that the action carries on without stopping or interruptions.

There was a continuous flow of traffic.

They chattered continuously for an hour.











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