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Negative ConnotationPlay
Seldom can imply a negative feeling, suggesting something is lacking or inadequate. SlideGreat opportunities are seldom in our small town.
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Emphasizing RarityPlay
Use 'seldom' to make it clear that an event is rare and noteworthy when it does occur. SlideA polite debate on this topic is seldom.
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Comparative ContextPlay
Apply 'seldom' to compare the frequency of events, especially to contrast with others that are common. SlideShe seldom drinks coffee, unlike her coworkers.