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Synonyms for sporadic
spəˈræd ɪkspo·radic

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 2 votes

  1. sporadicadjective

    recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances

    "a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids"

    Antonyms:
    continual, unrelenting, repetitive, recurring, perennial, revenant, relentless, running(a), recurrent, insistent, persistent, repeated

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. sporadicadjective

    Synonyms:
    scattered, occurring here and there

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. sporadicadjective

    Synonyms:
    separate, single, isolated

PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "sporadic":

    intermittent, occasional, separate, scattered, piecemeal, casual, isolated

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  1. Monica Phromsavanh:

    We lived a life of poverty that only a refugee could know, hundreds of families lived in a warehouse without electricity or running water. Work was sporadic and often impossible to find. We didn’t speak Spanish and the Laotian people were subject to harassment and treated with little respect.

  2. Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab:

    We burned the police station and captured cars. Now, today, there are sporadic exchanges of gunfire between us and the police in the outskirts of the town but we still control the town.

  3. Zheng Lianghai:

    We're seeing an escalation of the debt problems, but so far, the problem is still sporadic, rather than widespread, and is limited to mainly industries suffering from overcapacity and cyclical weakness.

  4. Peter Shirlow:

    I'm not saying there won't be some sporadic violence, but simply we no longer have the conditions of 1968. During each crisis, people have sabre-rattling and said we will fall back into the past, I have never seen any evidence of that.

  5. Fabio Lambruschi:

    Changes in the climate used to be sporadic; now every summer is different.


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