Definition of random:
- A roving motion; course without definite direction; want of direction, rule, or method; hazard; chance; - commonly used in the phrase at random, that is, without a settled point of direction; at hazard.
- Distance to which a missile is cast; range; reach; as, the random of a rifle ball.
- Force; violence.
- Going at random or by chance; done or made at hazard, or without settled direction, aim, or purpose; hazarded without previous calculation; left to chance; haphazard; as, a random guess.
- The direction of a rake- vein.
stray, haphazard, blind, desultory, indiscriminate, hit-or-miss, planless, unsystematic, spot, desultory, undirected, stochastic, planned, orderless, unselected, unplanned, indiscriminate, aleatory, unplanned.
- capricious (part of speech: adjective)
- motiveless (part of speech: adjective)
- chancy (part of speech: adjective)
- accidental (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Wailing Octopus", Harold Leland Goodwin.
- "Janet's Love and Service", Margaret M Robertson.
- "The Tangled Skein", Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy.