autoschediasm

noun

au·​to·​sche·​di·​asm
plural -s
: something that is done offhand : improvisation

Word History

Etymology

Greek autoschediasma, from autoschediazein to extemporize, from aut- + schediazein to improvise, do something offhand, from schedios casual; akin to Greek schein, echein to have, hold

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“Autoschediasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autoschediasm. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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