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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.
References in classic literature ?
It was a dark summer night, shot through with infrequent shimmers of lightning silently firing a cloud lying low in the west and portending a storm.
They were insignificant; still, in a district where laurels were infrequent, they might shine.
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.
Very infrequent tipsy men, swollen with the value of their opinions, engaged their companions in earnest and confidential conversation.
Here, in the country, with children, and with Darya Alexandrovna, with whom he was in sympathy, Levin was in a mood not infrequent with him, of childlike light-heartedness that she particularly liked in him.
During the winter months there was no stage between Starkfield and Bettsbridge, and the trains which stopped at Corbury Flats were slow and infrequent.
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.
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.
Long-houses had become more and more infrequent until for some time now no sign of human habitation had been visible.
It had been a hard day, for all it had been a "vacation one" (as she termed the infrequent days when there was no sewing or cooking lesson), and Pollyanna was sure that nothing would do her quite so much good as a walk through the green quiet of Pendleton Woods.
An Indian in his native garb was standing there; but the red men were not so infrequent visitors of the English settlements that one of them would have attracted any notice from Hester Prynne at such a time; much less would he have excluded all other objects and ideas from her mind.
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.