I just hope there's another Arnold where I go next (exx_cecilegr) wrote in 1word1day,
I just hope there's another Arnold where I go next
exx_cecilegr
1word1day

stochasticity

stochasticity [stuh-KAS-tis-i-tee]
noun

definition
the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan; randomness

etymology
Greek stokhastikos, from stokhastēs ("diviner"), from stokhazesthai ("to guess at"), from stokhos ("aim, goal")

usage
Mr Simmons usually followed the lesson plan, but when one of his fourth grade students expressed special interest in an unrelated topic, he couldn't resist veering off the allotted schedule to explore this exciting new subject. Surely a little stochasticity wouldn't hurt anybody!
Tags: greek, noun, s, wordsmith: cecilegrey
Subscribe

  • Wednesday Word: Nîcîwâkan

    Nîcîwâkan - noun. Nîcîwâkan is a Cree word for friend. To hear the pronunciation along with four other Cree words, watch the video below!

  • Tuesday word: Graduation

    Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 Graduation (noun) grad·u·a·tion [graj-oo-ey-shuhn] noun 1. an act of graduating; the state of being graduated. 2. the…

  • Sunday Word: Jardinière

    jardinière, jardiniere [jahr-dn- eer, zhahr-dn- yair] noun: 1 a: an ornamental stand for plants or flowers b: a large usually ceramic…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 1 comment