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The state or quality of being regular.‘he came to see her with increasing regularity’count noun ‘the patterns and regularities of social life’
commonness, currency, widespread presence, generality, pervasiveness, universality, extensiveness, ubiquity, ubiquitousnessView synonyms
- ‘The regularity with which public events are hosted at the school has led to the need for a sound system of their own.’
- ‘In addition, various combinations of pearl necklaces come in and out of fashion with regularity.’
- ‘Bullets are flying with alarming regularity in Vancouver these days.’
- ‘So why is it that the studios are continuing to make these films with such regularity?’
- ‘I haven't watched series television with any kind of regularity since… I don't remember when.’
- ‘It should follow that February will have a level of regularity to its rainfall pattern.’
- ‘Very few other Asian and African countries have held elections with such regularity as India.’
- ‘Painting classes with Camlin and cooking lessons with renowned chefs are held with unfailing regularity.’
- ‘New museums open with regularity, attracting more audiences.’
- ‘Allegations of fake encounters have been made with unfailing regularity over the last 12 years.’
- ‘I got rid of the car in 1996 and haven't driven a stick shift with any regularity since.’
- ‘I enjoy the games and find them challenging even requesting them with some regularity.’
- ‘Punctuality and regularity at work are two of Cole's other strong points.’
- ‘The six forwards, both midfielders and two defenders all hit the target with great regularity.’
- ‘The headache was still there, pounding against the back of his forehead with some regularity.’
- ‘Two names in particular are mentioned with alarming regularity: Margaret and Bridget.’
- ‘New pressures and threats, however, keep coming up with alarming regularity.’
- ‘It was a rather meek cat which did not go anywhere near the goldfish bowl and used the litterbox with admirable regularity.’
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