Examples of irregularity in a Sentence
the irregularity of his behavior
He is suffering from irregularity.
Recent Examples of irregularity from the Web
The specimens Tedesco spied under his microscope on a recent snowy day displayed more rounded edges and irregularities than the classic crystalline forms.
There were no signs of any irregularities on Tuesday.
In a first for Africa, the outcome of those elections was annulled by the country’s Supreme Court, which ruled they had been marred by irregularities.
Predictable maybe, with the opposition boycotting the polls, after reporting all sorts of irregularities.
Con men posing as officials from the Internal Revenue Service left thousands of voice messages purporting to have found irregularities in tax records and instructing the targets to call back or face legal action.
The race took a negative turn for Pratt after news reports identified irregularities in his campaign finance reports, which prompted an investigation.
This would discredit Mueller’s investigation only to the extent it is established that the premise of that investigation is traceable to those irregularities.
The situation may be as simple as a bookkeeper going on vacation and leaving an attentive part-timer in charge who notices irregularity.
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Origin and Etymology of irregularity
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
IRREGULARITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of irregularity for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being irregular
: something that is irregular
: something that is not usual or proper and that usually indicates dishonest behavior
IRREGULARITY Defined for Kids
Definition of irregularity for Students
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