noun see plan I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • planlessness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being without plan : lack of system : disorganization this planlessness, this indeterminate confusion of purpose H.G.Wells …   Useful english dictionary

  • planlessness — noun The state or quality of being planless …   Wiktionary

  • planlessness — plan·less·ness …   English syllables

  • plan — I. noun Etymology: French, plane, foundation, ground plan; partly from Latin planum level ground, from neuter of planus level; partly from French planter to plant, fix in place, from Late Latin plantare more at floor, plant Date: 1706 1. a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • plan — planless, adj. planlessly, adv. planlessness, n. /plan/, n., v., planned, planning. n. 1. a scheme or method of acting, doing, proceeding, making, etc., developed in advance: battle plans. 2. a design or scheme of arrangement: an elaborate plan… …   Universalium

  • ad lib — Synonyms and related words: a beneplacito, a discretion, ad arbitrium, ad libitum, ad libbing, al piacere, arrangement, at choice, at pleasure, at short notice, at sight, at will, be caught napping, be surprised, be taken unawares, be unprepared …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disqualification — Synonyms and related words: ad lib, disability, disablement, extemporaneousness, imbecility, improvisation, inability, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, inefficiency, ineptitude, infancy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • improvisation — Synonyms and related words: action, ad hoc measure, ad lib, ad libbing, answer, arrangement, artifice, authorship, beginning, cadenza, coinage, conception, concoction, contrivance, contriving, countermove, coup, course of action, creation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incapability — Synonyms and related words: ad lib, disability, disablement, disqualification, extemporaneousness, imbecility, improvisation, inability, inadeptness, inadequacy, inaptitude, inaptness, inattentiveness, incapacitation, incapacity, incompetence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incompetence — Synonyms and related words: ad lib, baseness, deficiency, disability, disablement, disqualification, extemporaneousness, failure, falling short, faultiness, fewness, imbecility, imperfection, improvisation, inability, inadeptness, inadequacy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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