anchorless


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anchorless

(ˈæŋkəlɪs)
adj
without an anchordevoid of a hold on something, drifting
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His unstable self is further illustrated by the fact that he never inhabits a role that gives structure to his identity: to his family he seems a stranger; as a lover he harbours secret hostility and, later, even murderous designs towards Ippolita; he appears to have no friends or companions; and we receive only vague clues as to his profession, giving the impression of an anchorless, purposeless figure, delineated solely by his psychological crises.
2005) Anchorless prion protein results in infectious amyloid disease without clinical scrapie.
If Kennedy, or especially Roberts, can be peeled away from the court's now- anchorless political right, liberals can control more than its rulings.
The anchorless railroad energy harvester is designed to be placed on railroad ties to harness dissipated vibration energy (100 W) induced by track deflection into electricity when a train passes over.
A FOREIGN yachtsman had to be rescued after his anchorless craft got into difficulty twice within nine hours.
She is in the liminal space between the free flow and the structure, which, anchorless floating and buffeting, is enacted here in the form of the narrative, and in the expression.
To many conservatives, the public trust doctrine is an anchorless doctrine that is anti-democratic and an easy way to evade critically important property protections.
She describes her current situation as being adrift, anchorless in a running sea.
Consider Wallace Stevens swinging anchorless, beheaded: polite, insular,
Over time, what we see is a total erosion of values, without which societies are anchorless," she added.
McGraw in the following words: One may feel anchorless and adrift in the boundless expanse of the galaxy of disjointed being(s).
Spontaneous generation of anchorless prions in transgenic mice.