Definition of Infrequent

1. Adjective. Not frequent; not occurring regularly or at short intervals. "Infrequent outbursts of temper"

Also: Sporadic
Similar to: Occasional, Rare
Antonyms: Frequent
Derivative terms: Infrequency



Definition of Infrequent

1. a. Seldom happening or occurring; rare; uncommon; unusual.

Definition of Infrequent

1. Adjective. Not frequent; not happening frequently. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Infrequent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infrequent

infratemporal surface of maxilla
infratentorial
infratentorial neoplasms
infraterritorial
infrathoracic
infratonsillar
infratrochlear
infratrochlear nerve
infraumbilical
infraversion
infravision
infrequence
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infrequent (current term)
infrequently
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infrictions
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infringement of copyright
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Literary usage of Infrequent

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1889)
"Outside of dreams, where the experience is not infrequent with some people, it is difficult to get perfectly clear cases, for it can rarely De proved ..."

2. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1893)
"SUBNORMAL ACCOMMODATIVE POWER IN YOUNG PERSONS A NOT infrequent CAUSE OF ASTHENOPIA. BY SAMUEL THEOBALD, MD, BALTIMORE. While the investigations of Bonders ..."

3. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"The social meai to part and share, no Had found a bloody sheath. 'Twixt truce and war, such sudden change Was not infrequent, nor held strange, ..."

4. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"Exceptions, if any, are infrequent while Rome was subject to the eastern empire.* This, among other imperial prerogatives, Charlemagne might consider as his ..."

5. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1908)
"Nystagmus of Nasal Origin. OSTINO, G. (Florence). On an infrequent Symptom of Acute Maxillary Sinusites in Influenza. ..."

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