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autoschediasm

[aw-toh-skee-dee-az-uh m] /ˌɔ toʊˈski diˌæz əm/
noun
1.
something that is improvised or extemporized.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Greek autoschedíasma, derivative, with -(s)ma resultative noun suffix, of autoschediázein to extemporize, verbal derivative of autoschédios hand-to-hand, offhand, improvised, equivalent to auto- auto-1 + schédios near, casual, offhand, derivative of schedón (adv.) near, close by, akin to échein to hold, possess
Related forms
autoschediast, noun
autoschediastic, autoschediastical, adjective
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