Randomness is something that is unpredictable, uncontrolled, and chaotic. Randomness can be found in the world around us, and it can be a source of chaos and disorder.

  • The randomness of the numbers on the machine made it difficult to predict the outcome.

  • The randomness of the dice resulted in a lot of chaos.

Definition of randomness


the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan


haphazardness, noise, stochasticity


(thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work


entropy, s

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Example Sentences for randomness

  • 1

    There is a random person on the street.

  • 2

    This page allows you to randomize lists of strings using true randomness.

  • 3

    Certain elements of the game are randomized.

  • 4

    I permute the balls at random.

  • 5

    In juxtaposition to the grid they appear random.

  • 6

    The film examines the randomness of life.

  • 7

    The only random thing is the weapons.

  • 8

    The password has been randomized.

  • 9

    The system randomized the aircraft behavior.

  • 10

    The use of the flags seems to be random.