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Synonyms for haphazardness

the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan

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The thoughts of [5], [6] have been as of late connected to mystery enter era in remote frameworks, where secure regular haphazardness is achieved by misusing corresponding properties of remote channels or other helper arbitrary sources in the physical layer [8], [9], [10], [11], [12], [13], [14], [15], [16].
That's one of the things I love about the haphazardness of my choices--different films mean a lot to different people.
Thus, the suffering, haphazardness, and concern surrounding chemical weapons led to "a special strain of public fear and loathing that prompted the collective action embodied in the 1925 [Geneva] protocol, observes Ben Heineman, Jr., of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard and the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
The present day imagination of Pakistan brings up images of fuss and haphazardness. Increased disappointment, lesser faith and sense of insecurity has made people end up their own lives, cutting and throwing their children away, showing the inhumanity by kidnapping and raping children, recording their anger by climbing electricity polls or by putting themselves on fire and so on.
is also a rejoinder to the haphazardness or horizontal-equity critique
From dorm furniture to college notebooks, things get beat up and broken down amidst the haphazardness of dorm life.
In the bigger dairy farms it becomes a source of confusion for the nutritionist to manage its energy levels thus effecting the nutrition of other normal animals and leading to nutritional haphazardness in the farm.
As Jay Tolson observes, even in his high school years in Greeneville, Mississippi, in the wake of deep tragedy, Percy was "looking for certainties, and though he attended Greenville's Presbyterian church along with his brothers," he found them, not in religion or in his Uncle Will's Stoicism, but "in science--or, more accurately, in that exaggerated faith in science that is called scientism." (7) Attracted by its elegance, beauty, and simplicity, science exhibited for him a "constant movement" in the "direction of ordering the endless variety and the seeming haphazardness of ordinary life by discovering underlying principles," which become formulated more rigorously.
(137) Rather than repeating the haphazardness of capital sentencing law, we should think more systematically at the outset about how to allocate sentencing authority.
[It] is not his best book, but in considering it we should remember the young person, probably not a reader of the New York Times, to whom its haphazardness, its occasional pointlessness and above all its difficulty keeping a straight face will come as sweet, sweet relief." JAMES PARKER
The process of dispersing the protest in itself bore testimony to the professionalism of the state and the haphazardness of the Muslim Brotherhood.
When the challenge grows bigger than the moral size, the haphazardness takes hold of man.
Moreover, while it is possible that neighborhood zoning districts will increase the incidence of sloppy and haphazard land use planning, the reverse scenario is also plausible: neighborhood control of zoning may actually alleviate some of the haphazardness that exists in our current system of land use control.
The inadequacy might be quite evident in remote governorates as Marsa Matrouh or even in the south, but the same haphazardness is found in many places in the capital.
"It was our party which led to the split of extremely large body which was known for haphazardness and corruption.