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Synonyms for sporadic
spəˈræd ɪkspo·radic

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  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 Synonymes

  1. sporadicadjective

    Synonyms:
    scattered, occurring here and there

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sporadicadjective

    Synonyms:
    separate, single, isolated

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#2228separate
#4833casual
#6462isolated
#8529occasional
#10224scattered
#17552intermittent
#27660sporadic
#52254piecemeal

How to use sporadic in a sentence?

  1. Abu Sahman:

    We were about one km from the main gate of Es Sider oil port but we had to withdraw about two kilometres after Haftar's warplanes carried out air strikes which killed two of our members and wounded three, the clashes are sporadic at the moment and we are waiting for supplies from the general chief of staff.

  2. Bharat Pankhania:

    If one were to draw a graph of vaccine coverage versus danger, it would be a linear progression, the greater the vaccine coverage, the less the dangers and the other way around, of course, we want to get to 90 % coverage, it is a tall order globally. If we get to 70 % and stay there, there will be many sporadic outbreaks which may overwhelm health services. Worse, it will create more chances for the virus to mutate and variants of concern to emerge.

  3. Vice Health Minister Kim Gang-lip:

    There are still many patients arising from Daegu and nearby regions ... and sporadic infections continue to emerge elsewhere, though they're not spreading as fast, in fact, now is the time to concentrate all our capabilities to bring a clear reduction in infections.

  4. Cal Fire:

    Fire activity remained moderate today on The Tamarack Fire. Warm and dry conditions will continue through the end of the week. Sporadic isolated thunderstorms occurred within the fire area today but did not result in any new fire ignitions.

  5. Kathleen Brooks:

    Although the Remain camp has managed to stem the recent wave of support for the Brexiteers, the outcome is still very much uncertain and trading is likely to be sporadic and volumes thin in the next two sessions, with the EU referendum on a knife-edge, the market is right to look elsewhere for direction. Some of this came from Yellen, who reinforced (the) message that the Fed will slow the pace of rate hikes if the U.S. economy posts another dismal jobs report for June.


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