[ adjective, adverb hap-haz-erd; noun hap-haz-erd ]
/ adjective, adverb hæpˈhæz ərd; noun ˈhæpˌhæz ərd /
characterized by lack of order or planning, by irregularity, or by randomness; determined by or dependent on chance; aimless.
mere chance; accident.
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SYNONYMS FOR haphazard
Related formshap·haz·ard·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for haphazardness
/ (hæpˈhæzəd) /
Derived Formshaphazardly, adverbhaphazardness, noun
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Word Origin and History for haphazardness
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