aimless


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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.

aimless

(ˈeɪmlɪs)
adj
having no goal, purpose, or direction
ˈaimlessly adv
ˈaimlessness n

aim•less

(ˈeɪm lɪs)

adj.
purposeless.
[1620–30]
aim′less•ly, adv.
aim′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aimless - aimlessly driftingaimless - aimlessly drifting      
purposeless - not evidencing any purpose or goal
2.aimless - continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to anotheraimless - continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another; "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties"
unsettled - not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle"

aimless

aimless

adjective
Without aim, purpose, or intent:
Translations
بِلا هَدَف، بِلا غَايَه
bezcílný
formålsløs
tilgangslaus
bezcieľny
amaçsızgayesizhedefsiz

aimless

[ˈeɪmlɪs] ADJ [way of life, pursuit] → sin sentido, sin propósito; [person] → sin objeto, sin propósito
after hours of aimless wandering he went hometras pasar horas deambulando sin rumbo (fijo), se fue a casa

aimless

[ˈeɪmləs] adj [person] → sans but; [searching] → vain(e)

aimless

adj, aimlessly
advziellos; talk, actplanlos

aimless

[ˈeɪmlɪs] adjsenza 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 ?
After remaining at and about the spot for some time, with aimless irresolution, the three men returned to Leamington, told their astonishing story and were afterward taken into custody.
She was picking up one object after another now, and putting each down, in an aimless fashion quite unlike her usual decisiveness.
And once the soul is set free, there is no need for painful aimless wanderings, no need for Mahomet to go to the Mountain, for resting in the centre of all things the universe will be our home and our share in the secrets of the World-Builder will be made known.
One ancient crab, that was for ever shuffling frantically from side to side of the pool, had particularly fascinated me: there was a vacancy in its stare, and an aimless violence in its behaviour, that irresistibly recalled the Gardener who had befriended Sylvie and Bruno: and, as I gazed, I caught the concluding notes of the tune of his crazy song.
"Good-by!" And without knowing how this aimless lie had escaped him, he went along with resolute and triumphant steps between the French soldiers.
Levin could not have believed three months before that he could have gone quietly to sleep in the condition in which he was that day, that leading an aimless irrational life, living too beyond his means, after drinking to excess (he could not call what happened at the club anything else), forming inappropriately friendly relations with a man with whom his wife had once been in love, and a still more inappropriate call upon a woman who could only be called a lost woman, after being fascinated by that woman and causing his wife distress--he could still go quietly to sleep.
This idle and aimless jabber went on and on, both parties enjoying the friendly duel and each well satisfied with his own share of the wit exchanged--for wit they considered it.
Perhaps some of the Acadians, in their aimless wanderings through the town, found themselves near a large brick edifice, which was fenced in from the street by an iron railing, wrought with fantastic figures.
The body of the guard, not having the eyes of its head to guide it, ran here and there in an aimless manner, and the shaggy man easily dodged it and opened the door.
An officer of the Federal force, who, in a spirit of adventure or in quest of knowledge, had left the hidden bivouac in the valley, and, with aimless feet, had made his way to the lower edge of a small open space near the foot of the cliff, was considering what he had to gain by pushing his exploration further.
My quest was not aimless and fortuitous; it had a definite method.
The appearance strikes the eye everywhere of an aimless society, of aimless nations.