Origin of seldom
Related formssel·dom·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for seldom
And yet, even while seldom leaving the capital, they offer a perspective on the city that tilts toward distortion.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For one thing, they seldom had it, and for another thing they all believed that having it would set up a temptation to spend it.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“International glory is something we seldom taste except in one area: the beauty of our women,” she writes.Venezuela Now Has Toilet Paper but No Breast Implants|Jason Batansky|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Similarly, Rand Paul is seldom discussed without a mention of Ron Paul, and vice versa.
The best player was Manuel Neuer, Germany’s goalkeeper, but ‘keepers are seldom lauded in this way.
Mother was of a determined disposition, and seldom failed to solve a domestic problem.
It stood on the top of a high rock, two miles from the town, and was seldom visited.The Underground City|Jules Verne
At All Souls he pointed out the seldom appreciated merits of Hawksmoor's twin towers.Erasmus and the Age of Reformation|Johan Huizinga
On the other hand there is this to be said for it, that it is seldom found, like drunkenness, to develop into a habit.
Seldom has a theological topic caused such a blaze of tumult.