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Occasionally

Pronunciation of Occasionally
/əkˈe͡ɪʒənə͡li/, /əkˈe‍ɪʒənə‍li/, /ə_k_ˈeɪ_ʒ_ə_n_əl_i/

Synonyms for occasionally:

Sense 1

infrequent, intermittent, occasional, not always, not usually, episodic, periodic, intermittently.

Sense 2

periodical, spasmodic, periodically, betimes, sporadic, sometimes.

Sense 5

odd, maybe.

Sense 8

casual.

Sense 10

little.

from time to time

from time to time, every now and then.

intermittent

on again.

now and again

off-and-on, now and again.

once in a while

once in a while, occasion.

rarely

seldom.

Other synonyms and related words:

casual, infrequent, periodically, now and then, on occasion, occasional, every now and then, little, odd, once in a while, periodical, episodic, maybe, betimes, occasion, now and again, intermittently, from time to time, seldom, sometimes, at times.

circumstantially (adverb)

eventually, incidentally, indirectly, uncertainly, Inferentially, circumstantially, presumptively, inconclusively.

every now and then (adverb)

from time to time, once in a while, on occasion, now and again, sometimes, periodically, uncommonly, seldom, infrequently, sporadically, at times.

infrequently (adverb)

oddly, unusually, sparsely, uncommonly, infrequently, sporadically, rarely.

at times (adverb)

intermittently.

circumstantially (adverb)

eventually, incidentally, indirectly, uncertainly, Inferentially, circumstantially, presumptively, inconclusively.

every now and then (adverb)

sometimes.

infrequently (adverb)

oddly, rarely, sparsely, uncommonly, unusually, infrequently, sporadically, seldom.

irregularly (adverb)

uncertainly, now and again.

now and then (adverb)

at times, on occasion, from time to time.

once in a while (adverb)

now and then.

Sense 1 (noun)

infrequent, occasional, spasmodic, sporadic, intermittent.

Sense 2 (noun)

betimes, sometimes, intermittently, periodically.

Sense 3 (noun)

seldom, little.

occasionally (noun)

from time to time, on occasion, now and again, at times, once in a while, now and then.

Usage examples for occasionally:

  • The word appears occasionally in literature. - "Great Inventions and Discoveries", Willis Duff Piercy.
  • It were even to be wished that Persons of every Rank, who occasionally write for medical Advice and Directions, would observe such a Plan or Succession, in the Body of their Letters. - "Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health", Samuel Auguste David Tissot.
  • Occasionally they are not. - "Modern India", William Eleroy Curtis.

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