Synonyms for sporadically

Grammar : Adv
Spell : spuh-rad-ik
Phonetic Transcription : spəˈræd ɪk

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Définition of sporadically

Origin :
  • 1650s (implied in sporadical), from Medieval Latin sporadicus "scattered," from Greek sporadikos "scattered," from sporas (genitive sporados) "scattered," from spora "a sowing" (see spore). Originally a medical term, "occurring in scattered instances;" the meaning "happening at intervals" is first recorded 1847. Related: Sporadically.
  • adv infrequently
  • adv intermittently
Example sentences :
  • Sporadically and later, it existed further north but not generally.
  • Extract from : « The English Village Community » by Frederic Seebohm
  • In Oceania pottery is unknown save in the West, and there only sporadically.
  • Extract from : « Evolution in Art » by Alfred C. Haddon
  • In the child these do not appear at all, or but sporadically.
  • Extract from : « Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology » by C. G. Jung
  • On the other side, if used only sporadically, it is a matter of tone-color.
  • Extract from : « English Verse » by Raymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.
  • She was petulant with the children, though she adored them--at least, sporadically.
  • Extract from : « The Precipice » by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • End-rhyme has been used occasionally; internal rhyme, sporadically.
  • Extract from : « Beowulf » by Release Date: July 19, 2005 [EBook #16328]
  • Found in the same region and sporadically west of the Halys.
  • Extract from : « How to Observe in Archaeology » by Various
  • No Judeo-German litterateur has ever been able to make more than a scanty living, and that only sporadically, out of his books.
  • Extract from : « The History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century » by Leo Wiener
  • Enjambement is only sporadically met with; breaking of the rhyme still more seldom.
  • Extract from : « A History of English Versification » by Jakob Schipper
  • It would have been reasonable to expect to find them sporadically all over Australia.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8 » by Various

Antonyms for sporadically

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