Haphazardness



[adjective, adverb hap-haz-erd; noun hap-haz-erd] /adjective, adverb hæpˈhæz ərd; noun ˈhæpˌhæz ərd/

adjective
1.
characterized by lack of order or planning, by irregularity, or by randomness; determined by or dependent on chance; aimless.
adverb
2.
.
noun
3.
mere chance; accident.
/hæpˈhæzəd/
adverb, adjective
1.
at random
adjective
2.
careless; slipshod
noun
3.
(rare) chance
adj.

1570s, from hap “chance, luck” (see hap) + hazard “risk, danger, peril.” Related: Haphazardly.

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