unsystematic

adjective
un·​sys·​tem·​at·​ic | \ ˌən-ˌsi-stə-ˈma-tik How to pronounce unsystematic (audio) \

Definition of unsystematic

: not marked by or manifesting system, method, or orderly procedure : not systematic an unsystematic polling technique

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unsystematically \ ˌən-​ˌsi-​stə-​ˈma-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce unsystematically (audio) \ adverb
He collected unsystematically, without considering fine bindings or rarity value. — Sarah Bakewell

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Recent Examples on the Web If RaDVaC intends to produce generalizable knowledge about this vaccine, unsystematic self-experimentation is unlikely to produce useful information. Euzebiusz Jamrozik, Scientific American, "Do-it-Yourself Vaccines for COVID-19," 30 Aug. 2020 This was a radical idea in China, where scholars had always researched the past through manuscripts in the safety of their libraries, or at most, made unsystematic studies of the imperial palaces in Beijing. Stefen Chow, Smithsonian, "The Couple Who Saved China’s Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Forever," 30 Sep. 2017 This was a radical idea in China, where scholars had always researched the past through manuscripts in the safety of their libraries, or at most, made unsystematic studies of the imperial palaces in Beijing. Stefen Chow, Smithsonian, "The Couple Who Saved China’s Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Forever," 2 May 2017

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First Known Use of unsystematic

1770, in the meaning defined above

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12 Sep 2020

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“Unsystematic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsystematic. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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