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1. aimless

adjective. ['ˈeɪmləs'] aimlessly drifting.

Synonyms

  • directionless
  • rudderless
  • planless
  • purposeless
  • adrift
  • afloat

Antonyms

  • meaningful
  • valuable
  • aground
  • empty

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • aim (English)
  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Aimless

  • blameless
  • shameless
  • nameless

Sentences with aimless


1. Adverb
Men going through a divorce might feel aimless or restless.

2. Adjective
This can make aimless drifting by air much more complicated than aimless drifting by rail.

Quotes about aimless


1. Maybe you could be mine / or maybe we’ll be entwined / aimless in this sexless foreplay.
- Jess C. Scott, EyeLeash: A Blog Novel

2. But my dreaming self refuses to be consoled. It continues to wander, aimless, homeless, alone. It cannot be convinced of its safety by any evidence drawn from my waking life.
- Margaret Atwood

3. I really like you better aimless and lost among people, a little crazy, oddball, not looking like yourself. So that I don't know you at all and the nearer I get to you the more you separate yourself from me-- I get dizzy trying to follow you and I have to work really hard-- and that's what I want!
- Alia Mamdouh, The Loved Ones: A Modern Arabic Novel

2. aimless

adjective. ['ˈeɪmləs'] continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another.

Synonyms

  • drifting
  • floating
  • unsettled
  • vagrant

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • committed
  • fixed
  • immobile

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • aim (English)
  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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