the quality or state of being irregular.
a breach of rules, customs, etiquette, morality, etc.
occasional mild constipation.
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How to use irregularity in a sentence
Whatever irregularities occurred were accidental and insignificant.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era | Gary May | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ware went to court claiming a number of irregularities, including issues with hundreds of absentee ballots.Could Chris McDaniel Get A Do-Over In The Mississippi Senate Race? | Ben Jacobs | July 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The investigation had begun back in 2012 after another league official noted irregularities on the accounts.
But, if a politician can transform financial irregularities into something bigger than himself, he can grow up to be president.The Taxonomy of Scandals: Is Obama Nearing a Breaking Point? | Lloyd Green | May 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Naturally, people have been wondering what, exactly, those financial irregularities might consist of.
Obvious printing errors have been corrected, while minor irregularities in the spelling have been retained.
Stained films show notable irregularities in size, shape, and staining properties only in advanced cases.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
Nor will a court interfere because there have been irregularities in the proceedings, unless these were of a grave character.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
The water is no sooner gathered into a sheet than, guided by the slightest irregularities which it encounters, it begins to flow.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The principal source of the irregularities was found in the concealed upper differential wheel of the Grubb slow motion.Photographs of Nebul and Clusters | James Edward Keeler
British Dictionary definitions for irregularity
the state or quality of being irregular
something irregular, such as a bump in a smooth surface
a breach of a convention or normal procedure
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