What are the differences between continuation, continuance and continuity? Which is most used and which is unsual in English?
These words can mean the same thing or different things depending on the context in which they are used.
Continuation - the act or fact of continuing in or the prolongation of a state or activity or resumption after an interruption or something that continues increases, or adds.
Continuance - can be the same as continuation or the extent of continuing (duration) or the quality of enduring (permanence) or adjournment of a court case to a future day.
Continuity - uninterrupted connection, succession, or union or uninterrupted duration or continuation especially without essential change or something that has, exhibits, or provides continuity: as a: a script or scenario in the performing arts b: transitional spoken or musical matter especially for a radio or television program c: the story and dialog of a comic strip or the property of being mathematically continuous
With help from Webster