Definition of Infrequently

1. Adverb. Not many times. "In your 1850 church you not infrequently find a dramatic contrast between the sumptuous appointments of the building itself and the inhuman barrack-like living conditions in the church room"

Antonyms: Frequently
Partainyms: Infrequent



Definition of Infrequently

1. adv. Not frequently; rarely.

Definition of Infrequently

1. Adjective. Not frequently. ¹

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Definition of Infrequently

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infrequently

infratentorial
infratentorial neoplasms
infraterritorial
infrathoracic
infratonsillar
infratrochlear
infratrochlear nerve
infraumbilical
infraversion
infravision
infrequence
infrequences
infrequencies
infrequency
infrequent
infrequently (current term)
infriction
infrictions
infrigidate
infrigidated
infrigidating
infrigidation
infringe
infringed
infringement
infringement of copyright
infringements
infringer
infringers
infringes

Literary usage of Infrequently

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... left little to be desired, and many of the minor sketches were intelligent, to the point, and, not infrequently, humorous in a somewhat grim fashion. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"It nevertheless not infrequently happens that in transitional forms, such as are met with in Sequoia ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"She put the labor of the working years of an average life-time into that half-decade of toil for a hunted race, and so it was again, as not infrequently in ..."

4. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1889)
"... inadequate to account for the presence of such foldings as occur in many districts; though it is to such a cause they are not infrequently attributed. ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... done by members of the order. tired of teaching, the teachers not infrequently went visiting with their pupils to some acquaintance or relative. ..."

6. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1902)
"... of which is nevertheless accessible Irum Montreal or Boston in about twenty-four hours, roam moose, the breadth between whose antlers not infrequently ..."

7. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... hero, too, not »infrequently, they slept ; and here some of their festivals were held. From the house-tops the rising of the sun was proclaimed, ..."

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