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Synonyms for occasional
əˈkeɪ ʒə nloc·ca·sion·al

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  1. occasional(a)adjective

    occurring from time to time

    "took an occasional glass of wine"

    Antonyms:
    predictable, continual, frequent, regular

  2. episodic, occasionaladjective

    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, occasionaladjective

    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, occasionaladjective

    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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. occasionaladjective

    Synonyms:
    incidental, accidental, casual, irregular

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How to use occasional in a sentence?

  1. Aruni Bhatnagar:

    People believe that occasional use of hookah does not really matter because they would not get addicted.

  2. 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.

  3. Sydney Smith:

    His enemies might have said before that he talked rather too much; but now he has occasional flashes of silence, that make his conversation perfectly delightful.

  4. Andy Levin:

    As he walked about the Capitol in a rumpled suit, almost always with a plain white shirt and pedestrian tie, carrying bulging files with the occasional paper flying away, Carl was the very picture of sober purpose and rectitude. In truth, he wasn’t unfun, in fact, he often pierced tense situations with self-deprecating humor, and he privately shared incisive observations about others with staff and colleagues.

  5. Suvanarat Jirattanasakul:

    It was frightening because I could hear the occasional gunshot...we waited a long time for the police to come and help us, many hours.


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