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Time How Often

Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.

afresh again
again agen agin once more.
algate algates always; wholly; everywhere.
alway always at every time.
ance once.
anew afresh, again.
annual happening every year > ANNUALLY; (noun) a plant that flowers for one year only.
biannual taking place twice a year > BIANNUALLY; (noun) something appearing, occurring, etc., twice a year.
biennial taking place every two years > BIENNIALLY; (noun) something appearing, occurring, etc., every two years.
biennium a period of two years > BIENNIA or BIENNIUMS.
bihourly taking place every two hours.
bimensal occurring every two months.
bimestrial occurring every two months; lasting for two months.
bimestrially in a bimestrial fashion.
bimillennial recurring every two thousand years.
bimonthly a periodical that comes every other month.
biquarterly happening every second quarter.
biweekly a periodical that comes every other week.
biyearly every two years.
centennial recurring every hundred years > CENTENNIALLY; lasting a hundred years; (noun) a hundredth anniversary.
circadian occurring every 24 hours.
dailiness dailyness the quality of being DAILY.
daily taking place every day.
decennial happening every ten years > DECENNIALLY.
diarial diarian pertaining to a diary; daily.
duodecennial recurring twelve years.
everyday taking place every day.
everywhen on every occasion.
fortnightly taking place once a fortnight.
frequent often > FREQUENTLY.
frequentness the state of being FREQUENT.
hebdomadal occurring once every seven days; weekly > HEBDOMADALLY.
hourly taking place every hour.
ilkaday ilkadays every day, every day but Sunday.
infrequent not frequent > INFREQUENTLY.
mensal monthly.
monthly occurring every month; (noun) a monthly periodical > MONTHLIES.
nightly taking place every night.
novennial recurring every ninth year. N.B. no NOVENNIALLY*.
octennial recurring every eighth year > OCTENNIALLY.
oft often > OFTER, OFTEST.
often happening many times > OFTENER, OFTENEST.
oftenness frequency.
oftentimes often, repeatedly.
ofttimes often.
once one time.
onst once.
periodic happening at set intervals.
quarterly occurring every quarter (three months); (noun) a periodical appearing once every three months > QUARTERLIES.
quinquennial occurring every fifth year > QUINQUENNIALLY.
seldom not often > SELDOMLY.
semestral half-yearly.
semimonthly (something) issued or happening twice a month.
semiweekly (something) issued or happening twice a week.
semiyearly issued or happening twice a year.
semper (Lat.) always.
sexennial happening once in six year > SEXENNIALLY.
sometimes happening from time to time.
somewhiles sometimes.
sporadic at irregular intervals.
statedly at stated times; regularly.
triennial happening every third year, or continuing for three years > TRIENNIALLY; (noun) a period of three years > TRIENNIALS.
trieteric occurring in alternate years.
trimonthly every three months.
triweekly occurring or appearing three times a week.
unoften not often.
unseldom not seldom.
vicennial occurring every twenty years. N.B. no VICENNIALLY.
weekly happening every week.
whenever at every time when.
yearly occurring every year; (noun) a publication appearing once a year.
yince (Scots) once.

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