regularity


regularity
noun
ADJECTIVE
depressing, monotonous, predictable

Rows over funding that broke out with depressing regularity.

alarming

The same mistakes reoccur with alarming regularity.

amazing, remarkable
great, increasing

Financial crises erupt with increasing regularity.

… OF REGULARITY
degree

Sons followed their fathers' trade with a high degree of regularity.

VERB + REGULARITY
maintain

The idea is to maintain the regularity of the heartbeat.

PREPOSITION
with (a) regularity

He exercised with a regularity that amazed us.

regularity in

Is there any regularity in English word stress?

PHRASES
with … regularity

She seems to change jobs with amazing regularity.


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