infrequency

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

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

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 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… …

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

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  • 6 infrequency — noun Date: 1677 rarity of occurrence …

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

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

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

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

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

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  • 12 infrequency — n. Uncommonness, rarity, rareness …

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  • 13 infrequency — n rarity, rareness, seldomness, unwontedness, infrequence; uncommonness, unusualness, exceptionality; irregularity, intermittence, occa sionalness, occasionality, sporadicity. 2. fewness, scarcity, scarceness, scantness, scantiness, meagerness,… …

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  • 14 infrequency — in·frequency …

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  • 15 infrequency — /ɪnˈfrikwənsi/ (say in freekwuhnsee) noun the state of being infrequent. Also, infrequence …

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  • 16 infrequency — noun noteworthy scarcity • Syn: ↑rarity, ↑rareness • Derivationally related forms: ↑infrequent, ↑rare (for: ↑rareness), ↑rare ( …

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  • 17 Infrequency illusion — The Infrequency illusion is the belief that a word, meaning, grammatical construction or phrase that you have only just noticed is rarer and more notable than it really is. See also * Adolescent illusion * Antiquity illusion * Out group illusion… …

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  • 18 constipation — Infrequency in movement of waste matter from the bowels. United States v Ridgeway (CC Ga) 31 F 144, 147 …

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  • 19 Malingering of posttraumatic stress disorder — Malingering of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that may result from an individual experiencing a tragic, catastrophic or traumatic event. Because of large external incentives available to …

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  • 20 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 frequented;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English