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infrequent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of infrequent

  1. not often occurring or repeated a shut-in who made infrequent trips to the store Synonyms of infrequent isolated, occasional, odd, rare, sporadic Words Related to infrequent scarce, scattered, uncommon, unique, unusual; choppy, discontinuous, erratic, fitful, intermittent, irregular, spasmodic, spotty, unsteady Phrases few and far between Near Antonyms of infrequent daily, regular; common, ordinary, routine Antonyms of infrequent frequent

Synonym Discussion of infrequent

infrequent, uncommon, scarce, rare, sporadic mean not common or abundant. infrequent implies occurrence at wide intervals in space or time.
    • infrequent family visits
uncommon suggests a frequency below normal expectation.
    • smallpox is now uncommon in many countries
scarce implies falling short of a standard or required abundance.
    • jobs were scarce during the Depression
rare suggests extreme scarcity or infrequency and often implies consequent high value.
    • rare first editions
sporadic implies occurrence in scattered instances or isolated outbursts.
    • sporadic cases of influenza


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