regularity

noun
reg·​u·​lar·​i·​ty | \ ˌre-gyə-ˈler-ə-tē How to pronounce regularity (audio) also ˌrā-, ˌre-gyə-ˈla-rə-tē also ˌrā- \
plural regularities

Definition of regularity

1 : the quality or state of being regular
2 : something that is regular

Examples of regularity in a Sentence

the regularity of his features
Recent Examples on the Web The foldable iPhone rumor keeps coming back with some regularity. Chris Smith, BGR, 10 May 2022 Male high school and collegiate teams frequently challenge the law on multiple fronts and violations that never make it to court occur with regularity, Cahn says. Alicia Ault, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 June 2022 From that point, the clock was restarted to 30 minutes per strike and the strikes were coming with regularity. Scott Springer, The Enquirer, 2 June 2022 Whether his body can handle it much longer is a question that comes up with increasing regularity. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, 5 June 2022 Ecotourism is a term being floated with increasing regularity in the world of travel, and for good reason. J.d. Simkins, Sunset Magazine, 1 June 2022 Carriers have also bypassed Oakland with increasing regularity — something that occurred only about 1 percent of the time two years ago, according to Sea-Intelligence, yet was happening nearly 25 percent of the time by late last year. New York Times, 20 Apr. 2022 But the policy backfired, setting the stage for the massive destructive wildfires that have flared with increasing regularity across the West. Arkansas Online, 26 Nov. 2021 But the policy backfired, setting the stage for the massive destructive wildfires that have flared with increasing regularity across the West. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 24 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of regularity

1600, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Regularity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/regularity. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for regularity

regularity

noun
reg·​u·​lar·​i·​ty | \ ˌre-gyə-ˈler-ə-tē How to pronounce regularity (audio) \

Kids Definition of regularity

: the quality or state of happening on or as if on a schedule The seasons occur with regularity.

regularity

noun
reg·​u·​lar·​i·​ty | \ ˌreg-yə-ˈlar-ət-ē How to pronounce regularity (audio) \
plural regularities

Medical Definition of regularity

: the quality or state of being regular maintain bowel regularity

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