regularity

Something that happens with regularity is typical and expected. Fashion trends change with regularity, which is great for stores that want to sell you a new wardrobe every year.

Regularity is the quality of being stable and predictable. If you exercise with regularity, you might work out every day. If your car breaks down with regularity, then you're probably used to taking the bus. If you add the prefix ir- to this word, you get irregularity — something unusual, out of the ordinary, or unexpected.

Definitions of regularity
  1. noun
    the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate
    “he was famous for the regularity of his habits”
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    irregularity, unregularity
    not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
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    cyclicity, periodicity
    the quality of recurring at regular intervals
    methodicalness, orderliness
    the quality of appreciating method and system
    uniformity
    a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying
    evenness, invariability
    a quality of uniformity and lack of variation
    even spacing
    regularity of spacing
    steadiness
    the quality of being steady--regular and unvarying
    regular recurrence, rhythm
    recurring at regular intervals
    organisation, organization, system
    an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized
    homogeneity
    the quality of being of uniform throughout in composition or structure
    smoothness
    the quality of having a level and even surface
    type of:
    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
  2. noun
    a property of polygons: the property of having equal sides and equal angles
    synonyms: geometrical regularity
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    balance, correspondence, symmetricalness, symmetry
    (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
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