Frequently vs Infrequently - What's the difference?

frequently | infrequently |


As adverbs the difference between frequently and infrequently

is that frequently is at frequent intervals while infrequently is not frequently.

frequently

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • At frequent intervals.
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  • (mathematics, of a sequence) For infinitely many terms of the sequence.
  • Synonyms

    * as often as not, often, oftenly, oftentimes, occasionally

    See also

    * eventually English frequency adverbs

    infrequently

    English

    Alternative forms

    * unfrequently

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • Not frequently.
  • Synonyms

    * seldom

    Antonyms

    * frequently * often