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Princeton's WordNet

  1. randomly, indiscriminately, haphazardly, willy-nilly, arbitrarily, at random, every which way(adverb)

    in a random manner

    "the houses were randomly scattered"; "bullets were fired into the crowd at random"

  2. haphazard, haphazardly(adverb)

    without care; in a slapdash manner

    "the Prime Minister was wearing a grey suit and a white shirt with a soft collar, but his neck had become thinner and the collar stood away from it as if it had been bought haphazard"


  1. haphazardly(Adverb)

    In a haphazard manner; in a random, chaotic, and incomplete manner.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of haphazardly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of haphazardly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of haphazardly in a Sentence

  1. Anwar Ghandour:

    They were sitting on the side. ( Israeli troops) fired tear gas haphazardly. The baby girl couldn't take it and she died.

  2. Vicente Lim:

    Bear in mind that no matter how small a thing you want to do, plan it ahead of time, think it over and allot a certain time for you to prepare your plans, for a mediocre plan is better than a brilliant unprepared plan that is haphazardly carried out.

  3. C. S. Lewis:

    Five senses; an incurably abstract intellect; a haphazardly selective memory; a set of preconceptions and assumptions so numerous that I can never examine more than minority of them - never become conscious of them all. How much of total reality can such an apparatus let through?

  4. Emeasoba George:

    With the best will in the world i.e. no matter how fascinating your intention, dream, vision or aspiration seems to you. Without passion and determination it will end up completely unrealized or rather willy-nilly. In other words, it will end up being realized or done haphazardly and miserably. Thus, you've got to be and remain passionate and determined all the way. -Emeasoba George

  5. Toya Lacey:

    We've been dealing with changing Daniel Nam medications over and over and over again for insurance purposes, why does everybody think they can just change my son's medicine so haphazardly ? They don't know how it affects him. They don't know what type of asthma he has, what his issues are. They don't know his triggers, and they don't know how many times I've had to change his medicine.

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  • zufällig, willkürlich, wahllos, planlosGerman
  • n'importe commentFrench
  • संयोग सेHindi
  • a casoItalian
  • om het even watDutch
  • tilfeldigvis, tilfeldigNorwegian
  • atabalhoadamentePortuguese
  • наудачуRussian
  • tillfällig, händelsevis, slumpmässigSwedish
  • ஏனோதானோவென்றுTamil
  • plânsız, ölçüsüz, gelişigüzel, tesâdüfen, rastgele, rasgeleTurkish

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