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irregularity

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noun ir·reg·u·lar·i·ty \i-ˌre-gyə-ˈla-rə-tē, ˌi(r)-\

Simple Definition of irregularity

  • : the quality or state of being irregular

  • : something that is irregular

  • : something that is not usual or proper and that usually indicates dishonest behavior

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of irregularity

plural

irregularities

  1. 1 :  something that is irregular (as improper or dishonest conduct) <alleged irregularities in the city government>

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being irregular

  3. 3 :  constipation

Examples of irregularity in a sentence

  1. the irregularity of his behavior

  2. He is suffering from irregularity.



Origin and Etymology of irregularity

Middle English irregularite, from Medieval Latin irregularitat-, irregularitas, from Late Latin irregularis


First Known Use: 14th century


IRREGULARITY Defined for Kids

irregularity

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noun ir·reg·u·lar·i·ty \i-ˌre-gyə-ˈler-ə-tē\

Definition of irregularity for Students

plural

irregularities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being unusual, uneven, or happening at different times

  2. 2 :  something that is unusual, uneven, or happening at different times




Medical Dictionary

irregularity

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noun ir·reg·u·lar·i·ty \(ˌ)ir-ˌ(r)eg-yə-ˈlar-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of irregularity

plural

irregularities

  1. 1:  the quality or state of being irregular <irregularity of breathing> <hormonal irregularitys>

  2. 2:  occasional constipation <more fiber in one's diet may help relieve irregularity>




Law Dictionary

irregularity

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noun ir·reg·u·lar·i·ty \ir-ˌre-gyə-ˈlar-ə-tē\

Legal Definition of irregularity

plural

irregularities

  1. :  something that is irregular <an irregularity in the proceeding>





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