Greek, 17th century
Randomly determined; having a random probability distribution or pattern that may be analyzed statistically but may not be predicted precisely.
Example: State officials’ response to the ice storm proved they only have stochastic viewpoints.
3 responses to “Word of the Week – February 20, 2021”
I am glad you provided a definition, as I would have guessed that this was a choking form of sarcasm…..
When I was in high school and college, I’d often read a dictionary or a thesaurus; a habit that made others feel I was strange. It bothered me then, but makes me proud now!