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Another word for random

  1. Having no particular pattern, purpose, organization, or structure

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Another word for random


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  • Chance emphasizes accidental occurrence without prearrangement or planning a chance encounter
  • Desultory suggests a lack of method or system, as in jumping from one thing to another her desultory reading in the textbook
  • Casual implies happening or seeming to happen by chance without intention or purpose and often connotes nonchalance, indifference, etc. a casual glance at the newspaper
  • Haphazard applies to that which is done, made, or said without regard for its consequences, relevance, etc. and therefore stresses the implication of accident or chance a haphazard selection of books
  • Random applies to that which occurs or is done without careful choice, aim, plan, etc. a random remark