Synonyms for sporadic

Synonyms for (adj) sporadic

Synonyms: sporadic

Definition: recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances

Usage: a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids

Similar words: spasmodic, fitful

Definition: occurring in spells and often abruptly

Usage: fitful bursts of energy; spasmodic rifle fire

Similar words: intermittent

Definition: stopping and starting at irregular intervals

Usage: intermittent rain showers

Similar words: periodic, occasional

Definition: recurring or reappearing from time to time

Usage: periodic feelings of anxiety

Similar words: unpredictable, irregular

Definition: not occurring at expected times

Similar words: isolated, stray

Definition: not close together in time

Usage: isolated instances of rebellion; a few stray crumbs

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