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in·fre·quent

 (ĭn-frē′kwənt)
adj.
1. Not occurring regularly; occasional or rare: an infrequent guest.
2. Situated or placed at rather wide intervals, as in time or space: infrequent oases in the desert.

in·fre′quence, in·fre′quen·cy n.
in·fre′quent·ly adv.

infrequent

(ɪnˈfriːkwənt)
adj
rarely happening or present; only occasional
inˈfrequency, inˈfrequence n
inˈfrequently adv

in•fre•quent

(ɪnˈfri kwənt)

adj.
1. happening or occurring at long intervals or rarely: infrequent visits.
2. not constant, habitual, or regular: an infrequent visitor.
3. not plentiful or many: infrequent opportunities for advancement.
4. far apart in space.
[1525–35; < Latin]
in•fre′quen•cy, in•fre′quence, n.
in•fre′quent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.infrequent - not frequent; not occurring regularly or at short intervals; "infrequent outbursts of temper"
sporadic - recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances; "a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids"
frequent - coming at short intervals or habitually; "a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints"

infrequent

adjective occasional, rare, uncommon, unusual, sporadic, few and far between, once in a blue moon He was paying one of his infrequent visits to London.
often, regular, frequent, common, usual, customary, habitual

infrequent

adjective
Rarely occurring or appearing:
Translations
نادِر، غير متكرر
řídkývzácnýneobvyklý
uregelmæssig
harvinainen
nem gyakori
fátíîur, sjaldgæfur
retasretumas
rets
redek

infrequent

[ɪnˈfriːkwənt] ADJ [visit, occurrence] → poco frecuente, infrecuente

infrequent

[ɪnˈfriːkwənt] adjpeu fréquent(e)

infrequent

adjselten; at infrequent intervalsin großen Abständen; her mistakes are so infrequentsie macht so selten Fehler

infrequent

[ɪnˈfriːkwənt] adjpoco frequente, raro/a

infrequent

(inˈfriːkwənt) adjective
not frequent. His visits grew infrequent.
inˈfrequency noun

infrequent

a. infrecuente, raro-a.
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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 room itself is cobwebbed, and dingy with old paint; its floor is strewn with grey sand, in a fashion that has elsewhere fallen into long disuse; and it is easy to conclude, from the general slovenliness of the place, that this is a sanctuary into which womankind, with her tools of magic, the broom and mop, has very infrequent access.
I could have found out the cause of this awe-compelling miracle by inquiring, for it is not infrequent at Mont Blanc,--but I did not wish to know.
The sobs became more and more infrequent, and at least ceased.
It was very dark indeed in the wood, for the lightning was now becoming infrequent, and the hail, which was pouring down in a torrent, fell in columns through the gaps in the heavy foliage.
They were insignificant; still, in a district where laurels were infrequent, they might shine.
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.
Soon winter was upon them in good earnest, and Rose's visits "home," as she always called it, were naturally infrequent.
Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table.
During the winter months there was no stage between Starkfield and Bettsbridge, and the trains which stopped at Corbury Flats were slow and infrequent.
A similar experience is not infrequent in private life.
He was a famous poet in his day, and the world recognised his genius with a unanimity which the greater complexity of modern life has rendered infrequent.