Seldom meaning

sĕl'dəm
Not often; infrequently or rarely.
adverb
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Seldom is defined as something that occurs rarely or not very often.

An example of seldom is when you go on vacation every five years.

adverb
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Infrequent; rare.

One of my seldom visits to the area.

adjective
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4
Not often; rarely; infrequently.
adverb
4
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Rare; infrequent.
adjective
2
2
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They seldom come here now.

adverb
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(obsolete) Rare; infrequent.

A suppressed and seldom anger. "” Jeremy Taylor.

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Origin of seldom

  • Middle English from Old English seldum alteration of seldan
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Old English seldan.
    From Wiktionary