Fit"ful (?), a. [From 7th Fit.]

Full of fits; irregularly variable; impulsive and unstable.

After life's fitful fever, he sleeps well. Shak.

-- Fit"ful*ly, adv. -- Fit"ful*ness, n.

The victorius trumpet peal Dies fitfully away. Macaulay.

 

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