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irregular

(Improper), adjective against the rules, condemnable, criminal, criminous, dishonest, foul, illegal, illegitimate, illicit, immoral, nefarious, open to objection, out of place, prohibited, unauthorized, unwarranted, wicked, wrong, wrongful
Associated concepts: irregular conduct, irregular indorseeent, irregularity in proceeding, jurisdictional irregularity

irregular

(Not usual), adjective aberrant, abnormal, anomalistic, anomalous, asymmetric, asymmetrical, deviating from the general rule, deviating from the norm, deviating from the standard, deviative, divergent, eccentric, erratic, exceptional, extraordinary, freakish, inaequabilis, inusitatus, odd, out of order, out of place, out of the ordinary, peculiar, queer, singular, strange, unconformable, unconventional, unique, unnatural, unsymmetric, unsymmetrical, unusual
Associated concepts: irregular incorporation, irregular judgment
See also: anomalous, broken, casual, deviant, disjunctive, disorderly, disparate, dissimilar, eccentric, extraordinary, haphazard, incongruous, infrequent, intermittent, multifarious, nonconforming, novel, peculiar, questionable, random, sporadic, suspicious, tortuous, unaccustomed, unequal, unorthodox, unpredictable, unusual, variable

HEIR, IRREGULAR. In Louisiana, irregular heirs are those who are neither testamentary nor legal, and who have been established by law to take the succession. See Civ. Code of Lo. art. 874. When the deceased has left neither lawful descendants nor ascendants, nor collateral relations, the law calls to his inheritance either the surviving husband or wife, or his or her natural children, or the state. Id. art., 911. This is called an irregular succession.

IRREGULAR. That which is done contrary to the common rules of law; as, irregular process, which is that issued contrary to law and the common practice of the court. Vide Regular and. Irregular Process.

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