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Synonyms for sporadic
spəˈræd ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sporadic(adj)

    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. sporadic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    scattered, occurring here and there

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sporadic(a)

    Synonyms:
    separate, single, isolated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sporadic":

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

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How to use sporadic in a sentence?

  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. Sayed Sarwar Hussaini:

    There are sporadic shootings in some areas.

  3. 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.

  4. Teo Yik Ying:

    Very frankly, I am worried, because we do see an increasing number of unlinked cases...and that is a sign that there are sporadic transmissions in the community that we are unable to get a handle on.

  5. Jakob Kern:

    This marks a major humanitarian breakthrough in Syria, but we must remember that one-off and sporadic convoys can only provide temporary relief to hungry, desperate people, people need to eat every single day.


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