Seldom is defined as something that occurs rarely or not very often.(adverb)
An example of seldom is when you go on vacation every five years.
See seldom in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME selden < OE seldan, strange, rare, akin to Ger selten < Gmc base *selda- < ? IE *selo-: see self
See seldom in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English seldum
Origin: , alteration of seldan.
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