Infrequency

Infrequency
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Infrequency->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ infrequency
infrequency
rareness
rarity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fewness
fewness
&c. 103
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ seldomness
seldomness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ uncommonness
uncommonness
PARAG:Infrequency->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be rare
be rare
&c.->Adj.
PARAG:Infrequency->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unfrequent
unfrequent
infrequent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rare
rare
rare as a blue diamond
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ few
few
&c. 103
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ scarce
scarce
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ almost unheard of
almost unheard of
unprecedented
which has not occurred within the memory of the oldest inhabitant
not within one's previous experience
PARAG:Infrequency->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ seldom
seldom
rarely
scarcely
hardly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ not often
not often
not much
infrequently
unfrequently
unoften
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ scarcely
scarcely
scarcely ever
hardly ever
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ once in a blue moon
once in a blue moon
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ once
once
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ once-for all
once-for all
???>-
in a way
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ pro hac vice
pro hac vice

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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