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Meaning of IRREGULARITY

Pronunciation:  i`regyu'laritee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
  2. [n]  not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
  3. [n]  an irregular asymmetry in shape; an irregular spatial pattern
  4. [n]  irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis
 

IRREGULARITY is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: abnormality, constipation, geometrical irregularity, unregularity
 
 Antonyms: regularity
 
 See Also: asymmetry, deviance, deviation, dyschezia, fecal impaction, fitfulness, fluctuation, haphazardness, imbalance, inhomogeneity, intermittence, intermittency, jerkiness, misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed, obstipation, quality, randomness, symptom, unevenness, unsteadiness, variability, wavering

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ir*reg`u*lar"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Irregularities}. [Cf.
F. irr['e]gularit['e].]
The state or quality of being irregular; that which is
irregular.

 
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