ran•dom |ˈrandəm | adjective
1 made, done, happening, or chosen without method or conscious decision:
a random sample of 100 households.
Statistics governed by or involving equal chances for each item.
(of masonry) with stones of irregular size and shape.
2 informal odd, unusual, or unexpected:
I find it impossible to not laugh at such a random situation.
at random without method or conscious decision:
he opened the book at random.
Middle English (in the sense ‘impetuous headlong rush’):
from Old Frenchrandon ‘great speed,’
from randir ‘gallop,’ from a Germanic root shared by rand.
I randomly wrote this post at a random time of day to explore randomness.
This is random.
That is random.
I am random.
You are random.
Tests are random.
Results are not.
Ranting is random.
Apologising is not.
Surveys are random.
Knowing is not.
Sampling is random.
Music is not.