at times


Occasionally, sometimes, as in Away from home for the first time, Mary was homesick at times. [Early 1500s] Also see at one time or another.

Words Nearby at times

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How to use at times in a sentence

  • The Story Sisters weaves the tragic and the fantastic, but its at-times-bleak subject matter may not appeal to everyone.

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  • The poor dear boy is half heart-broken at-times at his purposeless, unprofitable existence.

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