Extemporaneousness
Extemporaneous Ex*tem`po*ra"ne*ous, a. [See {Extempore}.] Composed, performed, or uttered on the spur of the moment, or without previous study; unpremeditated; off-hand; ad-lib; extempore; extemporary; as, an extemporaneous address or production. -- {Ex*tem`po*ra"ne*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Ex*tem`po*ra"ne*ous*ness},n. [1913 Webster]

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  • extemporaneousness — ex·tem·po·ra·ne·ous·ness …   English syllables

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  • extemporaneous — adjective Etymology: Late Latin extemporaneus, from Latin ex tempore Date: 1673 1. a. (1) composed, performed, or uttered on the spur of the moment ; impromptu < an extemporaneous comment > (2) carefully prepared but delivered without notes or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • extemporaneous — adjective /əkˌstɛmpɚˈeɪniəs,ɛkˌsɛm.pɜː(ɹ)ˈeɪn.i.əs/ without preparation or advanced thought; offhand Syn: extemporal, improvised See Also: extemporize, extemporaneousness …   Wiktionary

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