Seldom in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Seldom

(archaic) Rare; infrequent. | Infrequently, rarely.

Short Example Sentence for Seldom

  • 1. Moral excellence seldom does. 🔊
  • 2. Habitual drunkards have seldom got it in them. 🔊
  • 3. Pinkey seldom lied when the truth would answer. 🔊
  • 4. There very seldom was anybody till you came though. 🔊
  • 5. You seldom see a really pretty face among them. 🔊
  • 6. His long, severe face had seldom seemed more malevolent. 🔊
  • 7. Fortune, good, seldom comes single, 83. 🔊
  • 8. I seldom swear, Sir Simon; but, damn me if I will. 🔊
  • 9. I am so seldom at my brother's. 🔊
  • 10. But so seldom is he seen that you might think he was afraid to show himself. 🔊
  • 11. Except for those flushed, cottontails were seldom seen by day. 🔊
  • 12. There it is widely distributed, and thence it seldom wanders. 🔊
  • 13. So much the better, since the older shows itself so seldom nowadays. 🔊
  • 14. I had seldom seen a face of richer promise; but never was promise so ill kept. 🔊
  • 15. In London these carpets are nailed to the boards, and but seldom taken up. 🔊
  • 16. In Hannibal we seldom saw a slave misused; on the farm, never. 🔊
  • 17. Nevertheless, there are seldom more than three or four Gaming-Tables. 🔊
  • 18. The veil of mystery which envelops the Grand Fleet is seldom lifted. 🔊

How to use Seldom in a Sentence?

  • 1. How seldom promises made in slavery are remembered after a release from bondage. 🔊
  • 2. They now all walked with a swagger and seldom went to their meals without their weapons. 🔊
  • 3. I had never been so proud and happy before, and have seldom been so proud and happy since. 🔊
  • 4. Germans never punch one another except in gory hate, and they seldom fight with their fists. 🔊
  • 5. He was a skilled plasterer by trade, got good wages, and was seldom out of a job. 🔊
  • 6. The role of the Friend of the People has seldom been absent from the drama of history. 🔊
  • 7. Our weather is seldom so cold as in the Frigid Zones, nor so warm as in the Torrid Zone. 🔊
  • 8. Good fortune seldom comes pure and single, unattended by some troublesome or unexpected circumstance. 🔊
  • 9. In conversation we are always using that phrase, and seldom or never noticing how large a significance it bears. 🔊
  • 10. The guerrillas displayed a bravery they seldom showed when engaged with regular troops, and fought with determination and ferocity. 🔊
  • 11. But in those days we seldom let them go without something, which was always more than they deserved since they deserved nothing. 🔊
  • 12. When newly caught their rage is quite ungovernable, and yet when two are put together they very seldom quarrel. 🔊
  • 13. I had heard him described as a very silent man, who was always observing others, but seldom opened his lips. 🔊
  • 14. But embarrassment seldom eventuates in ruin, either for men or nations, if they come to grips with it betimes. 🔊
  • 15. Its internal resistance is comparatively high, seldom falling below 1 ohm and often rising to 6 ohms. 🔊
  • 16. Human courage and resolution have seldom been more severely tried than in the exigencies of this terrible night on board the Richard. 🔊
  • 17. They are actually forced to walk erect, and their fore-legs seldom touch the ground, except in the case of piccanninies. 🔊
  • 18. The marshy coast abounds with harmless snakes, but these gruesome inmates of the tropical morass seldom leave their hiding-places before sunset. 🔊
  • 19. Their jokes, however, if by chance any of them reached the upper end of the table, seldom produced much effect. 🔊
  • 20. Papa very seldom writes a passage without some humor in it somewhere, and I dont think he ever will. 🔊
  • 21. I saw their hands upon their poinards; and I knew that death was seldom an empty menace with these ruffians. 🔊
  • 22. The cuckoo clock in the hall struck midnight; every one pressed to depart, for seldom was such a late hour trespassed on by these quiet burghers. 🔊