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Synonyms for occasional
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. occasional(a)(adj)

    occurring from time to time

    "took an occasional glass of wine"

    Antonyms:
    predictable, continual, frequent, regular

  2. episodic, occasional(adj)

    occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals

    "episodic in his affections"; "occasional headaches"

    Synonyms:
    occasional(a), episodic, casual, periodic

    Antonyms:
    continual, regular, predictable, frequent

  3. casual, occasional(adj)

    occurring from time to time

    "casual employment"; "a casual correspondence with a former teacher"; "an occasional worker"

    Synonyms:
    daily, effortless, free-and-easy, passing(a), fooling, episodic, nonchalant, chance(a), occasional(a), cursory, insouciant, periodic, perfunctory, casual, everyday

    Antonyms:
    regular, predictable, continual, frequent

  4. periodic, occasional(adj)

    recurring or reappearing from time to time

    "periodic feelings of anxiety"

    Synonyms:
    occasional(a), periodical, episodic, casual, periodic

    Antonyms:
    continual, predictable, frequent, regular

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. occasional(a.)

    Synonyms:
    incidental, accidental, casual, irregular

How to pronounce occasional?

Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say occasional in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#18052periodical
#22368respite
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#41061episodic
#49265cursory
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#103712nonchalant
#265579insouciant

How to use occasional in a sentence?

  1. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Forgiveness is not an occasional act it is an attitude.

  2. Michael Phillips:

    While we can expect to see occasional cases in parts of America, it’s highly unlikely that there would be a wide-scale outbreak, as long as you’re not mucking around where you might come up against mice and fleas, you don’t have to worry.

  3. Brian Todd:

    We thought it was an extraordinary situation, you see pigeons, you see squirrels, you see the occasional raccoon in the D.C. area, and ... you see deer ... We've never seen anything like this in the middle of town.

  4. D. A. F. Sade, "Dialogue between a Priest and a Dying Man":

    ... and thereof do I repent: I only plucked an occasional flower when I might have gathered an ample harvest of fruit -- such are the just grounds for the regrets I have ...

  5. Ogden Nash:

    A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.


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