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synonyms for aimless

  • desultory
  • erratic
  • frivolous
  • haphazard
  • indiscriminate
  • pointless
  • random
  • accidental
  • any which way
  • bits-and-pieces
  • blind
  • capricious
  • careless
  • casual
  • chance
  • directionless
  • drifting
  • fanciful
  • fickle
  • fits and starts
  • flighty
  • fortuitous
  • goalless
  • heedless
  • hit-or-miss
  • indecisive
  • irresolute
  • objectless
  • purposeless
  • shiftless
  • stray
  • thoughtless
  • unavailing
  • undirected
  • unguided
  • unplanned
  • unpredictable
  • vagrant
  • wandering
  • wanton
  • wayward
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antonyms for aimless

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  • definite
  • methodical
  • particular
  • sensible
  • specific
  • systematic
  • determined
  • directed
  • goal-oriented
  • motivated
  • pointed
  • purposeful
  • resolute
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How to use aimless in a sentence

Still, those first six months with Ana helped me steady myself against the aimless floundering.
THE BEST $1,419 I EVER SPENT: FLIGHTS FOR MY LONG-DISTANCE RELATIONSHIPARTHUR TARLEYAUGUST 25, 2021VOX
In many ways, this is how humans and other animals seem to learn, via aimless play.
AN ENDLESSLY CHANGING PLAYGROUND TEACHES AIS HOW TO MULTITASKWILL DOUGLAS HEAVENJULY 30, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The media frequently portray young people excluded from wage work as inactive, aimless and alienated from mainstream society.
THE BIGGEST STEREOTYPES ABOUT YOUNG, UNEMPLOYED AFRICANSHANNAH J. DAWSONJUNE 15, 2021QUARTZ
Hours and hours of aimless walking in a mall is my idea of uber hell.
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Heartbroken and aimless, Kaestel was arrested days later for burglarizing a store.
HE ROBBED A TACO JOINT WITH A TOY WATER GUN FOR $264. HE GOT LIFE IN PRISON.KATE BRIQUELETMAY 31, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
It’s this open-endedness, glimpsed in the apparently aimless sequence of challenges generated by POET, that Clune and others believe could lead to new kinds of AI.
AI IS LEARNING HOW TO CREATE ITSELFWILL DOUGLAS HEAVENMAY 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Our social life is aimless without it, we are a crowd without a common understanding.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Beardsley was watching Arnold's fingers; there was something aimless and fretful as they pushed among the code-sealed tapes.
WE'RE FRIENDS, NOWHENRY HASSE
He closed the door, whistling gloomily, went over to the piano and struck a few aimless chords.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
They say such thoughts are sinful, but annihilation is preferable to an aimless, loveless existence.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO AIMLESS

  • aimless
  • directionless
  • goalless
  • purposeless
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