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Synonyms for seldom
ˈsɛl dəmsel·dom

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Wiktionary4.0 / 9 votes

  1. seldomadverb

    hardly, barely, rarely, scarcely, infrequently

    frequently, often

  2. seldomadverb

    infrequently, rarely.

    A suppressed and seldom anger. Jeremy Taylor.

    scarcely, rarely, barely, hardly, infrequently

    frequently, often

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.3 / 3 votes

  1. seldom

    rarely, infrequently, occasionally, inconstantly, hardly ever

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

Princeton's WordNet4.5 / 11 votes

  1. rarely, seldomadverb

    not often

    "we rarely met"


Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. not often


    he can seldom see through his bars of rage

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 3 votes

  1. seldomadjective

    barely, not often, not frequently

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. seldomadverb

    infrequently, rarely

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "seldom":

    rarely, infrequently, rare

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  1. Nobuko Aoyama:

    Japan's youth seldom recognize there is a military in this country, unless they have a family member or friends who are in the service.

  2. Kristen Carpenter:

    Women don’t talk about sex nearly as much, and very seldom does [any sort of formal] sex ed include talk of pleasure, people often just fall into their sexual lives.

  3. Dan Gainor:

    The problem is that the louder and loonier the hosts have become, the less even their own supporters listen to them, the reason why ‘The View’ seldom goes viral is that few watchers ever want anything to do with the program. ABC has reportedly come close to canceling the calcified program. It is long overdue.

  4. Samuel Johnson:

    Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.

  5. Olin Miller:

    You probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.

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