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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VI. Time
3. Recurrent Time

139. Irregularity of recurrence.

   NOUN:IRREGULARITY, uncertainty, unpunctuality; fitfulness &c. adj.; capriciousness, ecrhythmus; acatastasia [med.].
   ADJECTIVE:IRREGULAR, uncertain, unpunctual, capricious, erratic, heteroclite, ecrhythmic, ecrhythmous, desultory, fitful, flickering; rambling, rhapsodical; spasmodic; immethodical, unsystematic, unequal, uneven, variable.
   ADVERB:IRREGULARLY &c. adj.; by fits and starts (discontinuously) [See Discontinuity].