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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morals; Not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; An odd asymmetry in shape.

Usage examples (37)
  • As Shelley scholar Neil Fraistat assures me, this claim of "irregularity" is rare if not unique in Shelley's work.
  • But irregularity is even more prominent in Wordsworth's prosody.
  • This irregularity is very considerable at the surface of the earth.
  • Another irregularity is the insertion of syllables in the middle of lines. for more
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