Armstrong was only sporadically communicative during the last two weeks of her life.
Limited camping and sleeping spots in a manga-cat-themed ‘resort’ are sporadically available for the truly cat-crazed.
It is illegal in China and India to test for the sex of a fetus, but the law is sporadically enforced.
After all, al Qaeda and ISIS have sporadically fought with one another, and the Saddam regime is long gone.
sporadically there are boxes with recipes in them, not food recipes, but life ones.
The civil war witnessed a steady retreat by the KMT armies, which resisted only sporadically.
In Oceania pottery is unknown save in the West, and there only sporadically.
Evidently the bottom of the lake is sporadically pierced by discharging hot springs or, perhaps, by streams of lava.
She was petulant with the children, though she adored them--at least, sporadically.
sporadically and later, it existed further north but not generally.
1650s (implied in sporadical), from Medieval Latin sporadicus "scattered," from Greek sporadikos "scattered," from sporas (genitive sporados) "scattered," from spora "a sowing" (see spore). Originally a medical term, "occurring in scattered instances;" the meaning "happening at intervals" is first recorded 1847. Related: Sporadically.
sporadic spo·rad·ic (spə-rād'ĭk, spô-) or spo·rad·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Occurring at irregular intervals.
Occurring singly; not grouped.