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  • as ininfrequently
  • as inlittle
  • as inrarely
  • as inseldom
  • as insporadically
  • as inuncommonly

synonyms for hardly ever

  • intermittently
  • now and then
  • occasionally
  • rarely
  • sparingly
  • sporadically
  • not regularly
  • scarcely
  • uncommonly
  • unusually

antonyms for hardly ever

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  • frequently
  • regularly
  • frequently
  • more
  • much
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How to use hardly ever in a sentence

Here is a chair, Monsieur Arden; but you can hardly see it until your eyes have grown a little accustomed to our crpuscula.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A long stretch of smooth ice followed, over which he glided with ever-increasing speed.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Felipe was so full of impatience to continue his search, that he hardly listened to the Father's words.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
But for the delinquency of his son, she had ocular demonstration; and her indignation was hardly to be repressed.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Mrs. Vivian had hardly spoken when the sharp little vibration of her door-bell was heard in the hall.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Answered Elizabeth, hardly attempting to conceal her scornful doubt of his sincerity.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
So exquisitely were the two woven together that you could hardly tell where the one left off and the other began.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HARDLY EVER

  • hardly ever
  • intermittently
  • not regularly
  • now and then
  • occasionally
  • rarely
  • scarcely
  • sparingly
  • sporadically
  • uncommonly
  • unusually
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.