English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'irregularity'

(noun) 
a dangerous irregularity in her heartbeat
Synonyms
inconsistency
Her worst fault was her inconsistency.
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randomness
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unsteadiness
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unpunctuality
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haphazardness
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disorderliness
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lack of method
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desultoriness
(noun) 
treatment of irregularities of the teeth
Synonyms
unevenness
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deformity
Bones grind against each other, leading to pain and deformity.
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asymmetry
, , ,
patchiness
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lopsidedness
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raggedness
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lack of symmetry
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spottiness
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jaggedness
(noun) 
charges arising from alleged financial irregularities
Synonyms
,
anomaly
Their wariness of opera is an anomaly in Europe.
, , ,
deviation
a clear example of deviation from the norm
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oddity
the oddities of the Welsh legal system
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aberration
The incident was not just an aberration, not just a single incident.
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peculiarity
the peculiarity of her behaviour
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singularity
his abrupt, turbulent style and the singularity of his appearance
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unorthodoxy
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unconventionality
(noun) 
Synonyms
abnormality
Further scans are required to confirm any abnormality.
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unusualness
(noun) 
Synonyms
bumpiness
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roughness
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lumpiness
(noun) 
Synonyms
bump
She got a large bump on her forehead.
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lump
I've got a lump on my shoulder.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of aberration
Definition
a sudden change from what is normal, accurate, or correct
The incident was not just an aberration, not just a single incident.
in the sense of anomaly
Definition
something that deviates from the normal
Their wariness of opera is an anomaly in Europe.
in the sense of crookedness
Synonyms
unevenness,
asymmetry,
lopsidedness

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