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3 not having a level or smooth surface

  • although the moon looks smooth from here, it actually has a very bumpy and irregular surface
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4 not rigidly following established form, custom, or rules

  • the request is irregular, but Iʼll allow it
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5 not staying constant

  • irregular gusts of wind
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irregular, anomalous, unnatural mean not conforming to rule, law, or custom. irregular implies not conforming to a law or regulation imposed for the sake of uniformity in method, practice, or conduct.
    • concerned about his irregular behavior
anomalous implies not conforming to what might be expected because of the class or type to which it belongs or the laws that govern its existence.
    • her drive made her an anomalous figure in a sleepy organization
unnatural suggests what is contrary to nature or to principles or standards felt to be essential to the well-being of civilized society.
    • prisoners treated with unnatural cruelty

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