[ aw-toh-skee-dee-az-uh m ]
/ ˌɔ toʊˈski diˌæz əm /
something that is improvised or extemporized.
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Origin of autoschediasm
1835–45; < Greek autoschedíasma, derivative, with -(s)ma resultative noun suffix, of autoschediázein to extemporize, verbal derivative of autoschédios hand-to-hand, offhand, improvised, equivalent to auto- auto-1 + schédios near, casual, offhand, derivative of schedón (adv.) near, close by, akin to échein to hold, possess
OTHER WORDS FROM autoschediasmau·to·sche·di·ast, nounau·to·sche·di·as·tic, au·to·sche·di·as·ti·cal, adjective
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