Irregular and Rare


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Irregular adjective – Departing from some accepted standard of what is normal.
Usage example: it was a bank customer's slightly irregular behavior that made people suspicious

Rare and irregular are semantically related in infrequent topic. In some cases you can use "Rare" instead an adjective "Irregular".
Nearby Words: irregularity, irregularly
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Rare adjective – Not often occurring or repeated.
Usage example: the French pronunciation of the family's name is rare, except in Louisiana

Irregular and rare are semantically related in infrequent topic. Sometimes you can use "Irregular" instead an adjective "Rare".
Nearby Words: rarity, rarely, rareness
Synonyms for Rare

Things that words describes

case irregular case rare case
time irregular time rare time
characters irregular characters rare characters
circumstances irregular circumstances rare circumstances
Other nouns: times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Rare Panel Game example; before the final axing of its third part, Have I Got Buzzcocks All Over was an irregular Children in Need occurrence.
  • Most rare mobs spawn in a small timeframe about an hour after being killed, but a handful have highly irregular spawn times that can cover hours or even days.
  • Video Game / Tales of Rebirth Occasionally, an "Irregular" happens, and the equipment may change form or awaken very powerful and rare abilities.
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