Irregular and Unusual


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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

Unusual is a synonym for irregular in abnormal topic. In some cases you can use "Unusual" instead an adjective "Irregular", when it comes to topics like inappropriate, unorthodox.
Nearby Words: irregularity, irregularly
Synonyms for Irregular


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Unusual adjective – Noticeably different from what is generally found or experienced.
Usage example: we found some unusual shells by the high-tide mark while combing the beach

Irregular is a synonym for unusual in aberrant topic. Sometimes you can use "Irregular" instead an adjective "Unusual". rare substitute
Nearby Words: unused, unusually
Synonyms for Unusual

Things that words describes

nature irregular nature unusual nature
number irregular number unusual number
series irregular series unusual series
case irregular case unusual case
Other nouns: time, way, shape, characters, circumstances.

Both words in one sentence

  • Music / Radiohead Also averted by "Myxomatosis," which sounds like it's in uncommon time due to the irregular cymbal hits and unusual synth pattern, but it's really in 4/4.
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