Origin of seldom
historical usage of seldom
OTHER WORDS FROM seldomsel·dom·ness, noun
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How to use seldom in a sentence
Umansky built up sources at the Civilian Complaint Review Board, which investigates complaints against NYPD officers, and learned how allegations about the use of force seldom resulted in serious discipline.
They know that not all quality prospects pan out, but they seldom give up quickly.The Nationals, like the rest of us, want to forget about 2020. That might be pretty smart.|Thomas M. Boswell|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
If the Chiefs had been perennially good in recent years — 2020 was the eighth straight season they finished with an Elo above 1500 — the Bucs had seldom been able to keep their head above water for more than a decade.There’s More Than One Way To Build A Super Bowl Team|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|February 2, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
You will seldom find anyone at the Capitol so willing to admit such a lack of power.Why Mitch McConnell Is Filibustering to Protect the Filibuster|Philip Elliott|January 22, 2021|Time
Inauguration Day has a cold but seldom snowy history in WashingtonThe snow began gently that afternoon but rapidly increased in intensity.How a surprise snowstorm almost spoiled Kennedy’s inauguration 60 years ago|Kevin Ambrose, Jason Samenow|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
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
Whatever peace and contentment Adams has found seldom finds its way into his music.
Whatever peace he has found seldom finds its way into his music.
Women generally consider consequences in love, seldom in resentment.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
For years his lordship was seldom seen in London, the great house in Grosvenor Square was never opened.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Here they are seldom abundant, but their constant presence is the most reliable urinary sign of the disease.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
I should judge from what I see and feel that shade is seldom wanting here, except as a shield from the rain.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
He seldom got up till late in the day, dictating his letters and receiving his ministers in bed.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison