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Synonyms for occasional
əˈkeɪ ʒə nloc·ca·sion·al
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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
occurring from time to time
"took an occasional glass of wine"
predictable, continual, frequent, regular
occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
"episodic in his affections"; "occasional headaches"
occasional(a), episodic, casual, periodic
continual, regular, predictable, frequent
occurring from time to time
"casual employment"; "a casual correspondence with a former teacher"; "an occasional worker"
daily, effortless, free-and-easy, passing(a), fooling, episodic, nonchalant, chance(a), occasional(a), cursory, insouciant, periodic, perfunctory, casual, everyday
regular, predictable, continual, frequent
recurring or reappearing from time to time
"periodic feelings of anxiety"
occasional(a), periodical, episodic, casual, periodic
continual, predictable, frequent, regular
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
incidental, accidental, casual, irregular
PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes
List of paraphrases for "occasional":
casual, episodic, non-daily, sporadic, accidental, one-time, respite, incidental, infrequent, contingent, customized, spin-off
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How to use occasional in a sentence?
Throngs of young people driving around the neighborhood in cars draped with Turkish flags at night fired occasional shots in the air. Amid concern that attacks and vandalism could spark clashes as Kurdish residents complained of delayed police responses, authorities deployed riot squads in Altindag. We just watched this havoc for two days, but if they come again, we will defend ourselves.
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.
I have always eaten healthy and that has not changed during the quarantine. I try to eat fresh, organic fruits and vegetables, but since I had multiple birthdays during this time there is an occasional piece of cake incorporated in my diet.
Your travel life has the aspect of a dream. It is something outside the normal, yet you are in it. It is peopled with characters you have never seen before and in all probability will never see again. It brings occasional homesickness, and loneliness, and pangs of longing... But you are like the Vikings who have gone into a world of adventure, and home is not home until you return.
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.
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- ocasionalCatalan, Valencian
- příležitostný, občasnýCzech
- okkasionell, gelegentlichGerman
- corraScottish Gaelic
- esetenkénti, alkalmiHungarian
- 偶発的, 偶然, 時折, 偶Japanese
- nu en dan, toevallig, indicenteel, af en toe, occasioneelDutch
- sporadyczny, rzadki, przypadkowyPolish
- случайный, редкийRussian
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