What is another word for once in a lifetime?

Pronunciation: [wˈɒns ɪn ɐ lˈa͡ɪfta͡ɪm] (IPA)

Once in a lifetime opportunities are rare and special. Fortunately, there are several synonyms for this phrase that can help better illustrate the uniqueness of such experiences. Such synonyms include, "a once-off chance", "a rare occasion", "a singular moment", "an extraordinary event", "a special occasion", and "a unique occurrence". Each synonym has its own nuance, but all highlight the infrequency of the opportunity. These terms emphasize the importance of taking advantage of momentous experiences when presented, as they may never come again.

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What are the hypernyms for Once in a lifetime?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Once in a lifetime

  • The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime, if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all.
    Desi Arnaz
  • I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it.
    Sean Bean
  • As for an authentic villain, the real thing, the absolute, the artist, one rarely meets him even once in a lifetime. The ordinary bad hat is always in part a decent fellow.
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  • It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.
    Michael Eisner
  • Youth comes but once in a lifetime.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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