[ ih-reg-yuh-lar-i-tee ]
/ 瑟藢r蓻g y蓹藞l忙r 瑟 ti /
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noun, plural ir路reg路u路lar路i路ties for 2, 3.
the quality or state of being irregular.
something irregular.
a breach of rules, customs, etiquette, morality, etc.
occasional mild constipation.
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Origin of irregularity

1275鈥1325; Middle English irregularite <Old French <Medieval Latin irr膿gul膩rit膩s. See ir-2, regularity
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British Dictionary definitions for irregularity

/ (瑟藢r蓻伞j蕣藞l忙r瑟t瑟) /

noun plural -ties
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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