aimlessly


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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 ?
he thought, aimlessly going toward a crowd of stretcher bearers moving from the battlefield.
It is for this reason that a quietism is to be found in Chinese poetry ill appealing to the unrest of our day, and as dissimilar to our ideals of existence as the life of the planets is to that of the dark bodies whirling aimlessly through space.
He reminded you of a frightened sheep running aimlessly hither and thither.
The little girl sitting at the table was obstinately and violently battering on it with a cork, and staring aimlessly at her mother with her pitch-black eyes.
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.
He lost the track, however, on the stony ground beyond the stream where I had seen the Beast Man drinking, and went wandering aimlessly westward shouting Moreau's name.
I stood still at the table, beside the chair on which she had sat and looked aimlessly before me.
His forefinger wandered aimlessly down the document.
He had slowed down and let go of the steering handle, so that the great machine crawled aimlessly about from one side of the road to the other.
The body stood dully for a moment and then slowly started to wander aimlessly about until one of the others seized it by the arm.
With no plans and no hopes he walked aimlessly through the blinding rain, oblivious of it and of the vivid lightning and deafening thunder.
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.