infrequently infrequently  /ɪnf ˈri kwənt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) not many times

Usage(s):

  1. Eventually, every single system would fail, not infrequently accompanied by the smell of burning wires.
  2. And because it happens so infrequently, much is still unknown about male breast cancer.
  3. All it would take to reduce both would be a low-cost vitamin-A capsule taken as infrequently as twice a year.

News

  1. Howard Kurtz Takes His 'Independent' Media Criticism to a New Home at Fox

    Howard Kurtz is moving to Fox News, a few weeks after his inaccurate post slamming openly gay pro basketball player Jason Collins for not disclosing his closeted past led to his departure from The Daily Beast. This makes sense for a couple reasons: First, over the last few years Kurtz has gotten a series of exclusive interviews with Fox chief Roger Ailes, who infrequently talks to reporters ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. How can the United States help support peace in Macedonia and the Balkans?

    The Balkans region in southern Europe has been unsettled since the dismantling of Ottoman dominance there in the late nineteenth century. During the twentieth century, ethnic and sectarian tensions not infrequently brought war to the region, most recently during the 1990s amid the breakup of Yugoslavia. The United States played a significant role in bringing peace to Bosnia in 1995 and to Kosovo ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Foreign Relations

  3. Dave Chappelle to headline Bay Area comedy show

    Dave Chappelle, infrequently since his TV show ended, will headline at Sept. 20 comedy show at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Oakland Tribune

Quotes

  1. Talking about his death, Terri added: "I think that's an interesting angle, the risks that he took. I would analyse that through our whole married life, and I have to tell you, I very infrequently worried about Steve with wildlife because he was...
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Steve Irwin Source: Digital Spy

  2. "Those matters are treated properly on their merits and we usually receive legal advice on those matters," Mr Bracks said. "Pardons are a rare thing and have occurred infrequently over the history of this state. The governor has the only...
    on Jun 23, 2007 By: Steve Bracks Source: Ninemsn

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untenable untenable
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