rarely/seldom if ever

Definition of rarely/seldom if ever

  1. —used as a more forceful way to say “rarely” or “seldom” I have seldom if ever been so embarrassed. Rarely if ever and seldom if ever can be written both with or without commas Such radical opinions have rarely, if ever, been heard here before. She rarely if ever sings anymore.

Word by Word Definitions

rarelyplay
  1. :  not often :  seldom

    :  with rare skill :  excellently

    :  in an extreme or exceptional manner

seldomplay
  1. :  in few instances :  rarely, infrequently

  1. :  rare, infrequent

everplay
  1. :  always

    :  at any time

    :  in any way


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