unfrequent

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From un- +‎ frequent.

Adjective[edit]

unfrequent (comparative more unfrequent, superlative most unfrequent)

  1. Not frequent; not common; not happening often; infrequent.
    • 1827, George Tucker, A Voyage to the Moon[1]:
      He was labouring under a pleurisy, which is not unfrequent in the mountainous region, at this season.
    • 1916, Fedor Jagor; Tomas de Comyn; Chas. Wilkes; Rudolf Virchow., The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes[2]:
      It was no unfrequent event, however, for vessels to be lost.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From un- +‎ frequent.

Verb[edit]

unfrequent (third-person singular simple present unfrequents, present participle unfrequenting, simple past and past participle unfrequented)

  1. (transitive) To stop frequenting; cease to frequent.