HyperDic: sporadic

English > 1 sense of the word sporadic:
ADJECTIVEallsporadicrecurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances
sporadic > pronunciation
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English > sporadic: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningrecurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances.
Example"a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids"
Narrowerfitful, spasmodicOccurring in spells and often abruptly
intermittentstopping and starting at irregular intervals
irregular, unpredictablenot occurring at expected times
isolated, straynot close together in time
periodic, occasionalrecurring or reappearing from time to time
See alsodiscontinuous, noncontinuousnot continuing without interruption / interruption in time or space
infrequentnot frequent
OppositecontinualOccurring without interruption
Adverbssporadicallyin a sporadic manner

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