Sporadically vs Haphazard - What's the difference?

sporadically | haphazard |


As an adverb sporadically

is at an occasional, infrequent, or irregular frequency.

As an adjective haphazard is

random; chaotic; incomplete; not thorough, constant, or consistent.

sporadically

English

Adverb

(-)
  • At an occasional, infrequent, or irregular frequency
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=September 28 , author=Jon Smith , title=Valencia 1 - 1 Chelsea , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Valencia threatened sporadically in the first half with Miguel having a decent effort deflected wide by Ashley Cole, while Jordi Alba's near-post cross was flicked into the sidenetting by Pablo Hernandez.}}

    Synonyms

    * intermittently

    haphazard

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • random; chaotic; incomplete; not thorough, constant, or consistent
  • Do not make such haphazard changes to the settings; instead, adjust the knobs carefully, a bit at a time.

    Antonyms

    * systematic