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irregularity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Irregularity  \Ir*reg`u*lar"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Irregularities}.  [Cf. 
  F.  irr['e]gularit['e].] 
  The  state  or  quality  of  being  irregular;  that  which  is 
  irregular. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  irregularity 
  n  1:  behavior  that  breaches  the  rule  or  etiquette  or  custom  or 
  morality  [syn:  {abnormality}] 
  2:  not  characterized  by  a  fixed  principle  or  rate;  at  irregular 
  intervals  [syn:  {unregularity}]  [ant:  {regularity}] 
  3:  an  irregular  asymmetry  in  shape;  an  irregular  spatial 
  pattern  [syn:  {geometrical  irregularity}] 
  4:  irregular  and  infrequent  or  difficult  evacuation  of  the 
  bowels;  can  be  a  symptom  of  intestinal  obstruction  or 
  diverticulitis  [syn:  {constipation}] 




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