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Definition of "infrequent" []

  • Not occurring regularly; occasional or rare: an infrequent guest. (adjective)
  • Situated or placed at rather wide intervals, as in time or space: infrequent oases in the desert. (adjective)
  • Rarely happening or present; only occasional (adjective)

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Use "infrequent" in a sentence
  • "Drinks are also given only in infrequent intervals, often hours apart."
  • "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."
  • "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"