continued
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kənˈtɪnjuːd/
Adjective

continued (not comparable)

  1. (dated) Prolonged; unstopped.
    • 1797, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, J. S. Barr (editor and translator), Barr's Buffon: Buffon's Natural Hiſtory, [http://books.google.com/books?id=0NZRAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA20&dq=%22more|most+continued%22&hl=en&ei=I6-GTrL_EsL2mAXB87Ul&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CDAQ6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q=%22more|most%20continued%22&f=false page 20],
      […] and for the pronunciation of F, a more continued ſound is neceſſary than for that of any of the conſonants.
    • 1819 [1736], Joseph Butler, Andrew Kippis (biography of the author), Samuel Hallifax (preface), The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature, [http://books.google.com/books?id=7JsPAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA93&dq=%22more|most+continued%22&hl=en&ei=I6-GTrL_EsL2mAXB87Ul&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CD4Q6AEwBDgK#v=onepage&q=%22more|most%20continued%22&f=false page 93],
      But when the exercise of the virtuous principle is more continued, oftener repeated, and more intense, as it must be in circumstances of danger, temptation, and difficulty of any kind and any degree, this tendency is increased proportionably, and a more confirmed habit is the consequence.
  2. Uninterrupted.
Translations Related terms Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of continue
Noun

continued (plural continueds)

  1. the word continued when placed in the end of the page to show it is to be continued



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