INTERMIS'SION, noun [Latin intermissio. See Intermit.]
1. Cessation for a time; pause; intermediate stop; as, to labor without intermission; service or business will begin after an intermission of one hour.
2. Intervenient time.
3. The temporary cessation or subsidence of a fever; the space of time between the paroxysms of a disease. intermission is an entire cessation, as distinguished from remission or abatement of fever.
4. The state of being neglected; disuse; as of words. [Little Used.]