Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being unfrequent; infrequency.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Infrequency.

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  • noun infrequency

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Examples

  • It was her manner, however, rather than any unfrequency of meeting.

    Mansfield Park

  • The tendency in prices of late has certainly been favourable to books which are at once rare and admittedly important; and we have said that the latter feature and quality appear to be weightier than mere unfrequency of occurrence.

    The Book-Collector A General Survey of the Pursuit and of those who have engaged in it at Home and Abroad from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

  • The unfrequency of such violent changes in the mood of nature serves to appal us as with an omen; it is like a sudden affliction in the midst of happiness -- or a wound from the hand of one we love.

    Godolphin, Volume 4.

  • See the superior deference paid to females, the unfrequency of bullying, the absence of blackguarding, the higher tone of this public press, and of society in general, from which the public press takes its tone, and which it represents in our country, but does not often inform.

    Confession, or, the Blind Heart; a Domestic Story

  • The unfrequency of such violent changes in the mood of nature serves to appal us as with an omen; it is like a sudden affliction in the midst of happiness -- or a wound from the hand of one we love.

    Godolphin, Complete

  • No demand had that day been made upon the hospitality of the Hand and Bottle; and the landlord was just then murmuring at the unfrequency of employment.

    Fanshawe

  • The place where they stood was in one of those exquisitely wild but beautiful green country lanes that are mostly enclosed on each side by thorn hedges, and have their sides bespangled with a profusion of delicate and fragrant wild flowers, while the pathway, from the unfrequency of feet, is generally covered with short daisy-gemmed grass, with the exception of a trodden line in the middle that is made solely by foot-passengers.

    Phelim Otoole's Courtship and Other Stories Traits And Stories Of The Irish Peasantry, The Works of William Carleton, Volume Three

  • It was her manner, however, rather than any unfrequency of meeting.

    Mansfield Park

  • It was her manner, however, rather than any unfrequency of meeting.

    Mansfield Park

  • It was her manner, however, rather than any unfrequency of meeting.

    Mansfield Park

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