Synonyms for Hiatus:

n.

affricate, aspiration, closed syllable, aspirate, consonant, alveolar, close vowel, bilabial, assonance. void, cooling-off period, interim, continue, lacuna. ending (noun)
cessation.
gap (noun)
lacuna.
hiatus (noun)
respite, suspension, foramen, abatement, reprieve.
incompleteness (noun)
discontinuity, deficiency, fragmentation, insufficiency, need, shortage, omission, fraction, incompleteness, gap, shortcoming, deficit, part, segmental, curtailment, lack, shortfall, scantiness, sectional.
interruption (noun)
interval, relief, reprieve, delay, postponement, interlude, suspension, snag, hitch, recess, break.
interval (noun)
blank.
pause, interruption (noun)
lacuna, break, discontinuity, interval, gap, interim, blank.

Other synonyms:

interim. Other relevant words:
alveolar, respite, bilabial, lacuna, foramen, abatement, continue, void, assonance, aspirate, consonant, interim, aspiration, affricate, blank.

Usage examples for hiatus

  1. But to the experienced eye there is a marked hiatus between half- past nine and eleven o'clock. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  2. There's no hiatus in his honour, whatever may be said of his breeches! – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. From the line of Kennedy's questions I could see that he believed that there was a hiatus somewhere in their glib story, at least some point where some one had tried to eradicate the marks of the poison. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve