1. (obsolete) Continuous; uninterrupted; continued without break or interruption.
    • 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 54573970 ↗:
      , I.iii.1.2:
      Childish in some, terrible in others; to be derided in one, pitied or admired in another; to him by fits, to a second continuate: and howsoever these symptoms be common and incident to all persons, yet they are the most remarkable, frequent, furious, and violent in melancholy men.
    • We are of Him and in Him, even as though our very flesh and bones should be made continuate with his.
  2. (obsolete) Chronic; long-lasting; long-continued.

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