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- Correct spelling:
- capricious (adjective)
- fanciful, capricious, wayward, fickle, flighty, arbitrary, changeable, indecisive, fluctuating, scatterbrained, frivolous, volatile, impulsive, whimsical, erratic, fitful, vacillating, fly-by-night, fleeting, random, flitting.
- irregular (adjective)
- unrhythmical, fluctuating, inconstant, intermittent, uneven, variable, desultory, jerky, erratic, irregular, asymmetric, fitful, unsystematic, capricious, eccentric.
- incoherent (adjective)
- non-cohesive, loose, incoherent, disconnected, disarticulated, divergent, nonadhesive, noncontiguous, disjointed, inconsistent, unconsolidated, broken, discontinuous, detached, nonuniform, fuzzy, dispersed, lax.
- infrequent (adjective)
- uncommon, odd, infrequent, rare, isolated, unusual, occasional, sparse.
- motiveless (adjective)
- volatile, nonsystematic, capricious, fanciful, spastic, rambling, chancy, flitting, irregular, ambivalent, impulsive, wandering, haphazard, reasonless, motiveless, flighty, indecisive, unmethodical, careless, arbitrary, systemless, fleeting, fickle, wayward, adrift, whimsical, random.
- Other synonyms:
- fitful, stray, catchy, isolated, periodic, chronic, casual, unpredictable, (every) now and then/again, continue, spotty, benign, acute, communicable, choppy, clinical, autoimmune, from time to time, irregular, periodical, unsteady, sometimes, scarce, every so often, asymptomatic, advanced, occasionally, intermittent, catching, aperiodic, congenital, usual, spasmodic, scattered, episodic.
- Common misspellings:
- sporatic (75%)
- sparatic (11%)
- sparadic (4%)
- spiratic (3%)
- speratic (2%)
- sparodic (1%)
- sproadic (1%)
- spuratic (1%)
- Examples of usage:
Brawls were sporadic and usually fatal. - - "Master of the Moondog", Stanley Mullen.
Missionary effort is less sporadic than it was. - - "Master of the Moondog", Stanley Mullen. - "The Unity of Civilization", Various.
Their present station was temporary, their purpose, as obviously, to dry; and they were doing some incidental gilding on their own account, leaving blots and splashes and sporadic little round footprints on the hardwood floor. - - "Master of the Moondog", Stanley Mullen. - "The Unity of Civilization", Various. - "The Flirt", Booth Tarkington.
- Brawls were sporadic and usually fatal.
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