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Synonyms for seldom
ˈsɛl dəm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rarely, seldom(adverb)

    not often

    "we rarely met"

    Synonyms:
    rarely

Wiktionary

  1. seldom(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    hardly, barely, rarely, scarcely, infrequently

    Antonyms:
    often, frequently

  2. seldom(adverb)

    rare; infrequent

    A suppressed and seldom anger. \uE000149822 Jeremy Taylor.

    Synonyms:
    hardly, infrequently, barely, rarely, scarcely

    Antonyms:
    often, frequently

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. seldom

    Synonyms:
    rarely, infrequently, occasionally, inconstantly, hardly ever

    Antonyms:
    commonly, frequently, uniformly, systematically, habitually, regularly, often, invariably

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seldom(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    barely, not often, not frequently

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. seldom(adv)

    Synonyms:
    infrequently, rarely

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rarely, infrequently, rare

How to pronounce seldom?

Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say seldom in sign language?

  1. seldom

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2682rare
#6326occasionally
#6787hardly
#7073rarely
#8208barely
#14419seldom
#21962scarcely
#35926infrequently

How to use seldom in a sentence?

  1. Leo Tolstoy:

    I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them to admit the falsity of conclusions which they have delighted in explaining to colleagues, which they have proudly taught to others, and which they have woven, thread by thread, into the fabric of their lives.

  2. George Orwell:

    Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.

  3. Benjamin Disraeli:

    What we anticipate seldom occurs; what we least expected generally happens.

  4. Chinese:

    The fame of good men?s actions seldom goes beyond their own doors, but their evil deeds are carried a thousand miles? distance.

  5. La Rochefoucauld:

    We seldom attribute common sense except to those who agree with us.


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