Synonyms for aimlessly

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She had one end of the shawl between her fingers and was twisting it aimlessly.

Aimlessly wandering about Last Chance, sir, harmless and to be pitied.

She seemed to be existing without an excuse; aimlessly, soullessly.

His eyes roamed about aimlessly for a moment, then became still.

At last he rose and aimlessly paced the floor once or twice.

He hung about aimlessly, watching the game at the one occupied table.

With that he re-entered his shop, while I strolled on at first aimlessly down the street.

Some one seemed to be walking about aimlessly, as if uncertain where to knock.

In panic, he began to run too, aimlessly, he knew not whither.

He watched her, and glanced only at intervals at the wood he was aimlessly shaving.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from aim (n.) + -less. Related: Aimlessly; aimlessness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AIMLESSLY

blindly

adverbwithout direction, purpose
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