unfrequented

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unfrequented devoid of creatures "a lonely crossroads","a solitary retreat","a trail leading to an unfrequented lake"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Unfrequented Rarely visited; seldom or never resorted to by human beings; as, an unfrequented place or forest.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unfrequented Not frequented; seldom resorted to by human beings; solitary: as, an unfrequented place or forest.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unfrequented not frequented: rarely visited
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. un-, + frequented,

Usage

In literature:

No longer does imperial Rome please me, but unfrequented Tibur, and unwarlike Tarentum.
"The Works of Horace" by Horace
The same treatment is not unfrequently applied to the face with the most successful results.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
She would not unfrequently put the girl right when she stumbled or skipped.
"The Works of Charles Lamb in Four Volumes, Volume 4" by Charles Lamb
To avoid them she turned up an unfrequented angle of the road.
"The Shadow of a Crime A Cumbrian Romance" by Hall Caine
Isolated cases of the Curl were not unfrequent in this country long after it ceased to cause alarm to the farmer.
"The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902)" by John O'Rourke
According to Dobrovsky, his boldness not unfrequently degenerates into coarseness and insolence.
"Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations" by Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
Yet it may be admitted once and for all that Toschi has not unfrequently enfeebled his original.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series" by John Addington Symonds
Often I stole up into the attic, or into some unfrequented closet, to escape the noise of the house, while at work.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 5, April, 1896" by Various
It made me walk miles and miles along unknown and unfrequented roads.
"Jaffery" by William J. Locke
It is a usual habit of the naked natives in Australia to do so, and not an unfrequent one of the Hottentots of South Africa.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
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In poetry:

Then the Butcher contrived an ingenious plan
For making a separate sally;
And fixed on a spot unfrequented by man,
A dismal and desolate valley.
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
Virtue, from fame disjoin'd, began to plain
Her votaries few, and unfrequented fane.
Her voice ascended to almighty Jove;
He sent the muses from the throne above.
"Runnamede, A Tragedy. Prologue" by John Logan
"Perhaps e'en now he wonders at my stay,
Sees the white fogs of evening rise around,
Comes out to seek me in my devious way,
But turns not to this unfrequented ground.
"The Daughter" by Matilda Betham
Eg. (Deare Rhodon) who, like the vernall Sunne,
Dost lend refreshing heats to my affections.
Tak't not amisse, that I have chose this houre
And unfrequented place t'enjoy thy company.
"Rhodon And Iris. Act IV" by Ralph Knevet
"From that day forth he never smiled; morose and silent grown,
He wandered unfrequented ways, a moody man and lone.
The schoolboy shuddered in the wood, when he old Richard passed,
And hurried on, while fearful looks he o'er his shoulder cast.
"The Sinless Child Part 4" by Elizabeth Oakes Smith

In science:

First, we collect the interests on the pro file pages of all users in the on-line drug community that at least appear more than 10 times. (The reason for disregarding rather unfrequent interests is that they do not add much when one wants to gain a better understanding of an entire community).
Inference of the Russian drug community from one of the largest social networks in the Russian Federation
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