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adjective Occurring unpredictably; irregular.

casual

an introduced plant that has not become established in an area but which may occur away from cultivation.
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Leicester found out going to Calvisano that players have an unconscious casualness in such circumstances, when there shouldn't be.
It seemed to belie the notion of spontaneity and casualness as the prevailing idiom.
What's striking is the seeming casualness, the almost trashed quality, of the unerring construction (it looks like it could fall apart but, spookily, it is the appearance of the holes and shadows that fastens it together).
The photographs and videos in the middle gallery--documenting Trisha Brown's Roof Piece, 1973, in which dancers perform on various Greenwich Village roofs; Yvonne Rainer's Group Hoist (Continuous Project--Altered Daily), 1970, in which people walk with seeming casualness down or across the walls of buildings; and various performances captured by Peter Moore--offer an airy, light, and movement-filled antidote to the more ideologically driven works, a balletic alternative vision to the dystopia critiqued in the main gallery.
The photos do hint at that kind of banality with their gray tones and snapshot-like casualness.
But beyond providing subjects for still lifes and props for figure studies, the "coolness" of computer technology, its cut-and-paste power over images, has led the artist to an analogous casualness about the vocabulary of painting that permits him to freely sample styles of rendering and strategies of composition.
People protect themselves from most art by the casualness of their gaze, but some art attracts something dumber; the sociological gaze.
There were plenty of butterflies, flowers and botanical prints "in a myriad of dresses that combine the refinement of couture with the casualness of an airy closet," a statement issued by Hobeika's media office said.
However, there are guidelines to pull off such casualness successfully, the most important being, if your shirt is not tucked in, it should fall just to the middle of your pant's zipper in length.
This weekend Delhi has again been shocked by particularly disgusting and outrageous rape cases that have been compounded by grossly insensitive remarks by a senior police official, which appear to confirm an official casualness about rape.
In the latest release, the Greens "denounce the casualness with which the authorities allowed the import of two small elephants to Peyia Zoo in Cyprus and to import and other wild animals for other similar facilities operated.