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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fit·ful /ˈfɪtfəl/
 (a.)斷斷續續的,一陣陣的,間歇的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fit·ful a.  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 victorious trumpet peal
 Dies fitfully away.   --Macaulay.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fitful
      adj 1: occurring in spells and often abruptly; "fitful bursts of
             energy"; "spasmodic rifle fire" [syn: spasmodic]
      2: intermittently stopping and starting; "fitful (or
         interrupted) sleep"; "off-and-on static" [syn: interrupted,
          off-and-on(a)]