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irregularity

[ ih-reg-yuh-lar-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF irregularity
  • noununevenness
  • nounsomething that is irregular
  • nouna suspicious or illegal occurrence

Synonyms for irregularity

  • distortion
  • flaw
  • inconsistency
  • aberration
  • asymmetry
  • break
  • bump
  • bumpiness
  • change
  • dent
  • deviation
  • hole
  • hump
  • imperfection
  • jaggedness
  • roughness
  • shift
  • spasm
  • stop
  • twist
  • uncertainty
  • variability
  • variation
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Antonyms for irregularity

  • perfection
  • conformity
  • continuation
  • regularity
  • sameness
  • custom
  • rule
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IRREGULARITY

The irregularity of the proceeding was unnoticed in the tense excitement.

Irregularity and pain in menstruation are a frequent cause of neuroticism.

The use of either instrument, when unaccompanied, leads to every sort of irregularity and trickery.

The irregularity of the meeting must be assigned to the enactment against which it offended.

There should be no plundering, no irregularity, no disregard of general orders.

Secrecy is urged as the reason for the irregularity of the meeting.

What would make their defection more certain was the irregularity of pay.

Trust to some irregularity when you are there, to get recalled, and be injured.

Irregularity and singularity were among the fashions of the day.

Every character is more or less regular in its irregularity.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "violation of Church rules," from Old French irregularité (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin irregularitas, from irregularis (see irregular). Meaning "state of being not regular" is from 1590s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IRREGULARITY

aberrance

nounabnormality
  • aberrancy
  • aberration
  • anomaly
  • deviation
  • divergence
  • irregularity
  • preternaturalness
  • unnaturalness
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