fitfulness


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  • noun

Synonyms for fitfulness

the quality of being spasmodic and irregular

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Stross goes on to relate how "a book about prominent New Yorkers which appeared that year (1884) noted how swiftly his public image had flipped, from that of a prodigy to a failure, an illustration of 'the fitfulness of the fever of fame'" (pp.
If God's Sacred Tongue bears a slightly disjointed quality, its fitfulness derives at least in part from the location of Hebrew study within American Christian culture.
He told Pearce: "The characteristics of modernity, the psychological illness of the twentieth century, is this hurriedness, hurrying, scurrying, this fitfulness - fitfulness and superficiality.
While his instrumental pieces are carefully ordered in broad time proportions, his chamber and vocal music is domina ted by the author's subjective views, introverted moods, and fitfulness.