Part of speech:
Having made no preparations.
Spoken, performed, done, or composed with little or no preparation; extemporaneous:
Characterized by nontechnical vocabulary, simple sentence structure, and relatively few explicit transitions, as typified by spoken language:
Not planned or thought out in advance:
Spoken or done extemporaneously
Not prepared in advance; impromptu:
Acting in accordance with or resulting from a natural feeling, impulse, or tendency, without any constraint, effort, or premeditation
Jumping from topic to topic without proper transitions; jerky and disconnected
Not paying enough attention; not thinking before one acts or speaks; neglectful; heedless; inconsiderate
Informal or relaxed
Of or relating to a group of 17th-century English poets associated with the court of Charles I.
Caused by or ascribable to chance; unexpected, random, or casual:
Terse or condensed:
Spoken, carried out, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought:
Of, or having the nature of, an improviser or improvisation
Having force or power to impel or incite; forceful.
Less formal and ceremonious than is usual or expected; informal; familiar
Not adhering to convention; out of the ordinary.
Having no particular purpose, organization, or structure; random.
The act of improvising
Made or done suddenly, with little or no preparation:
in a casually inconsiderate manner
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