Synonyms for rarely

Grammar : Adv
Spell : rair-lee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈrɛər li

Top 10 synonyms for rarely Other synonyms for the word rarely

Définition of rarely

Origin :
  • 1550s, from rare (adj.1) + -ly (2). "Seldom, not often;" also "finely, excellently."
  • adv not often; exceptionally
Example sentences :
  • In this affair real meanings are rarely conveyed except by silences.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • They were kind-hearted and rarely did anything that was cruel.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • Rarely has there been exhibited so complete a combination of qualities in statesmanship.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • This was an unusual event, as he rarely interfered with them during play hours.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • Found all too rarely, he is never shelved, for the reason that life cannot do without him.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • But in truth her mother so rarely jested that there was some excuse for her.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • I rarely talk in this way; it must have been your wife who set me off.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • You know, it's just a usual form—a thing that rarely means much of anything.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Mtayage, or the system of half-profits, is rarely found in the Cantal.
  • Extract from : « The Roof of France » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • He was rarely seen in the paddock, but might this day come out to view The Dutchman.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser

Antonyms for rarely

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