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aim·less

 (ām′lĭs)
adj.
Lacking direction or purpose: an aimless stroll; aimless slackers.

aim′less·ly adv.
aim′less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.aimlessly - without aim; in an aimless manner; "he wandered around aimlessly"
Translations
بِدُون هَدَف، بِدُون غَايَه
bezcílně
formålsløst
céltalanul
án tilgangs
bezcieľne
amaçsızca

aimlessly

[ˈeɪmlɪslɪ] ADV [wander, drift, walk] → sin rumbo (fijo); [chat, talk] → por hablar; [live] → sin propósito

aimlessly

[ˈeɪmləsli] adv [wander, drift] → sans but

aimlessly

[ˈeɪmlɪslɪ] advsenza scopo

aim

(eim) verb
1. (usually with at, ~for) to point or direct something at; to try to hit or reach etc. He picked up the rifle and aimed it at the target.
2. (with to, ~at) to plan, intend or to have as one's purpose. He aims at finishing tomorrow; We aim to please our customers.
noun
1. the act of or skill at aiming. His aim is excellent.
2. what a person intends to do. My aim is to become prime minister.
ˈaimless adjective
without purpose. an aimless life.
ˈaimlessly adverb
ˈaimlessness noun
take aim
to aim. He took aim at the target.
References in classic literature ?
cried Laurie, delighted with a poke in the face from a tiny fist, flapping aimlessly about.
But do you know," she broke off, turning her quick eyes upon Madame Ratignolle and leaning forward a little so as to bring her face quite close to that of her companion, "sometimes I feel this summer as if I were walking through the green meadow again; idly, aimlessly, unthinking and unguided.
There are chaotic, blind, or drunken moments, in the lives of persons who lack real force of character,--moments of test, in which courage would most assert itself,--but where these individuals, if left to themselves, stagger aimlessly along, or follow implicitly whatever guidance may befall them, even if it be a child's.
In all directions expanding in vast irregular circles, and aimlessly swimming hither and thither, by their short thick spoutings, they plainly betrayed their distraction of panic.
Traffic had ceased; men did not talk or laugh, or go in groups, or even in couples; they moved aimlessly about, each man by himself, with his head down, and woe and terror at his heart.
Now he wipes the sweat from his brow, strokes his limbs, and then marches aimlessly off, in as violently a hurry as ever.
So they moved on again -- aimlessly -- simply at random -- all they could do was to move, keep moving.
With those words, the young lady followed her sister's example by seating herself on a hall chair and looking aimlessly out through the open house door.
And yet she was being carried away further and further every moment, while I gazed after her, aimlessly standing in the middle of the road.
After wandering aimlessly through several countries, I resolved to come to Bagdad and request an audience of the Commander of the Faithful.
I knew that my only hope lay in escape from the city of Zodanga, for the matter of the four dead guardsmen would have to be explained, and as I could never reach my original post without a guide, suspicion would surely rest on me so soon as I was discovered wandering aimlessly through the palace.
It was an unhappy Korak who wandered aimlessly through the jungle the day following his inhospitable reception by the great apes.