frequently vs ofttimes what difference

what is difference between frequently and ofttimes

English

Etymology

frequent +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɹiː.kwənt.li/

Adverb

frequently (comparative more frequently, superlative most frequently)

  1. At frequent intervals.
  2. (mathematics, of a sequence) For infinitely many terms of the sequence.

Synonyms

  • as often as not, often, oftenly, oftentimes, occasionally

Translations

See also

  • eventually


English

Alternative forms

  • oft times, oftimes, oft-times

Etymology

oft +‎ times

Adverb

ofttimes (not comparable)

  1. often; frequently
    • 1895, Medical Review (volumes 30-31, page 423)
      The victim is an irresistable, insane subject of the peculiar trance, oblivious to his acts, and ofttimes unconscious of them afterward. During the attack he is in no way the same actor.

Synonyms

  • oftentimes

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