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Synonyms for infrequent

Synonyms for infrequent

rarely occurring or appearing

Antonyms for infrequent

not frequent

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Soon winter was upon them in good earnest, and Rose's visits "home," as she always called it, were naturally infrequent.
After he had thrown himself for a few minutes to and fro convulsively on his bed, his nerveless arms fell quietly down; his head lay languidly on his pillow; his limbs, exhausted with excessive emotion, still trembled occasionally, agitated by muscular contractions; while from his breast faint and infrequent sighs still issued.
When the drawing-room door opened and Dorothea entered, there was a sort of contrast not infrequent in country life when the habits of the different ranks were less blent than now.
It is at such times that the black lions of the forest take their greatest toll from the herds, and it is infrequent that a lion attempts to enter the corrals at night.
The men rode and ran by turn, and the dogs were kept on the jump, with but infrequent stoppages.
This was made evident, one day, when a political procession, with hundreds of flaunting banners, and drums, fifes, clarions, and cymbals, reverberating between the rows of buildings, marched all through town, and trailed its length of trampling footsteps, and most infrequent uproar, past the ordinarily quiet House of the Seven Gables.
The sobs became more and more infrequent, and at least ceased.
The person whom he had now encountered was the physician, Doctor Clarke, the duties of whose sad profession had led him to the Province House, where he was an infrequent guest in more prosperous times.
COMPLAINTS about infrequent and unreliable bin collections rose sharply last year, a watchdog report reveals.
The majority of the non-natives are confined to the roadside and old-field habitat or to the river corridor, and their occurrence is rare to infrequent with four noteworthy exceptions (Appendix 1).
Under the ethics rules, an employee may solicit voluntary contributions of nominal amounts from fellow employees for an appropriate gift to an official superior only on special, infrequent occasions.
Syllables that are frequent across languages are recognized more readily than infrequent syllables.
The launch of several pay-as-you-go packages is designed to appeal to families and infrequent users.
Lockout tagout, valve interlock and valve actuation experts TOTAL LOCKOUT (SAFETY) LTD has launched a new valve lever, torque multiplier device for turning lever operated valves which have become stiff to operate due to arduous service or infrequent operation.
Participants were classified as having bulimia nervosa (BN) ([greater than or equal to] weekly binge eating and purging), binge eating disorder (BED) ([greater than or equal to] weekly binge eating, infrequent purging), purging disorder (PD) ([greater than or equal to] weekly purging, infrequent binge eating), other EDNOS (binge eating and/or purging monthly), or nondisordered.