As nouns the difference between irregularity and peculiarity
is that irregularity
is (countable) an instance of being irregular while peculiarity
is the quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
(countable) An instance of being irregular.
(uncountable) The state or condition of being irregular, or the extent to which something is irregular.
(countable) An object or event that is not regular or ordinary.
(countable) A violation of rules.
- an irregularity of surface
- An investigation of the irregularities in the company's accounts uncovered a large-scale fraud.
The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity.
* 1853 , , Villette , Chapter 4:
Exclusive possession or right.
- I had often heard of Miss Marchmont, and of her peculiarities (she had the character of being very eccentric), but till now had never seen her.