infrequency infrequency  /ɪnf ˈri kwən si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) noteworthy scarcity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In Congress: Because of the infrequency of his speecheshe has formally addressed the House only eight times in 13 yearshe is no House headliner or well-known floor figure.
  2. Some reasons: high fares, inaccessibility of airports, infrequency of schedule, excellent rail facilities.
  3. In Congress: Because of the infrequency of his speecheshe has formally addressed the House only eight times in 13 yearshe is no House headliner or well-known floor figure.

News

  • Simulated fire prepares firefighters

    Firefighters train for countless hours before being sent inside a burning building and continue to learn from experience with each fire they battle. But the infrequency of certain types of fires doesn't allow first responders to be as proficient as they'd like to be. As YNN's Chris Whalen shows us, a simulation Wednesday aimed to give firefighters more experience responding to chemical spills.
    on September 26, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

Quotes

  1. Speaking of the lull in storms in 2006, National Hurricane Center Director Bill Proenza said, "We're always concerned that infrequency can be disarming."
    on May 23, 2007 By: Bill Proenza Source: Daily Press

  2. "The biggest thing you have to deal with is the infrequency of at-bats," Baker said. "When you're in the minor leagues, you're getting at-bats every single day and up here that's not the case. I have no complaints, it's just one of those...
    on Jun 23, 2007 By: Jeff Baker Source: Pueblo Chieftain

  3. "I'm not going to take the responsibility from the young kid," said Tracy. "There's been an infrequency of save opportunities. I'm not doing that to him."
    on Jul 19, 2005 By: Jim Tracy Source: MLB.com

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