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having no particular pattern, purpose, organization, or structure

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dependent upon or characterized by chance

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marked by great carelessness

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without care

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The minister said, "Unfortunately, that process was put together in a very haphazard way.
Asif Tufail visited the above mentioned hospitals and found the labs officials in analysing tests in haphazard manner.
In our local areas we tend to get used to the hours the shops re-open and take note, although again there can be a haphazard arrangement about the closing times.
After haphazard firing and mortar shells, Security Forces have decided to impose curfew for an indefinite period of time.
Recording a verdict of accidental death he told Wakefield Coroners Court: "The issue of first aid training seems to be a bit haphazard.
They had chances - and at times our defending was haphazard.
Host Plus Executive, from Bellerive Yacht Club, sailed the course in two days, four hours and 33 minutes, finishing well clear of Nick Edmunds' Radford 40 Haphazard from the Port Dalrymple Yacht Club
It would be quite possible to have well considered masterplans shaping decisions about land release and future development, rather than the haphazard thrusts into the desert and along the coast now taking place; Dubai needs proper policies about infrastructure, water, energy and balanced communities.
One should not expect much more than a haphazard accountability system, some boutique charter schools, a few scattered virtual schools, and perhaps a tiny voucher program.
Furthermore, links to "favorite" sites are usually saved in long haphazard lists on single computers, so retrieving resources is onerous.
CONSIDERING THE CURRENT SUCCESS RATE, WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FROM THE RANDOM AND HAPHAZARD MINING OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS?
Anecdotal evidence and results of a recent survey of practicing auditors indicate that the majority of audit samples are nonstatistical, with haphazard sampling being the method of choice in most circumstances [see "Sampling Practices of Auditors in Public Accounting.
They also questioned statements by Los Angeles Deputy Federal Public Defender Mark Drozdowski that the prosecutor presented a haphazard catalog of reasons for dismissing the two women that masked racial concerns.
Thought streaming is the endless mental chatter, distinct from logical thinking, that saps energy and the ability to concentrate while offering nothing in return; it can be speculative, self-depreciating, anxious, but it is always focused upon the self and always a haphazard mishmash that interferes with constructive pursuits.
The arrangement of the drawings into groups of six, seven, and eight suggests an attempt to assemble meaning from the haphazard.