infrequency
noun Date: 1677 rarity of occurrence

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  • infrequency — index improbability, paucity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • infrequency — c.1600, from L. infrequentia a small number, thinness, scantiness, noun of quality from infrequentem (see INFREQUENT (Cf. infrequent)). Related: Infrequence (1640s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Infrequency — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Infrequency >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 infrequency infrequency rareness rarity Sgm: N 1 fewness fewness &c. 103 Sgm: N 1 seldomness seldomness Sgm: N 1 uncommonness uncommonness PARAG:Infrequency >V …   English dictionary for students

  • Infrequency — Infrequence In*fre quence, Infrequency In*fre quen*cy, n. [L. infrequentia scantiness : cf. F. infrequence.] 1. The state of rarely occuring; uncommonness; rareness; as, the infrequence of his visits. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of not being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infrequency — infrequent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not occurring often; rare. DERIVATIVES infrequency noun infrequently adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • infrequency — /in free kweuhn see/, n. state of being infrequent. Also, infrequence. [1590 1600; < L infrequentia fewness. See INFREQUENT, ENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • infrequency — noun The characteristic of being infrequent; rarity; irregularity; scarcity …   Wiktionary

  • infrequency — Synonyms and related words: chinchiness, chintziness, exiguity, fewness, meagerness, miserliness, niggardliness, paucity, rarity, restrictedness, scantiness, scarcity, scrimpiness, skimpiness, smallness, sparseness, sparsity, stinginess,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • infrequency — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rarity, unpredictability, scarcity, uncommonness; see irregularity 2 , lack 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • infrequency — in·fre·quen·cy || ɪn frɪːkwÉ™nsɪ n. quality of happening infrequently, rareness of occurrence …   English contemporary dictionary

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