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  • decided
  • deliberate
  • determined
  • planned
  • purposeful
  • significant
  • useful
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How to use purposeless in a sentence

This motion consists almost wholly in apparently purposeless lashing and coiling movements, and continues for many hours.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
His mind with all its sternness ever tended to clemency, and his constitutional prudence, or measure, forbade purposeless excess.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
I am sure that the English soldiers, thoughtless though they may be, would not stoop to this sort of purposeless outrage.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
A cynical, purposeless, brooding life he must live to his last day: there was no healing in all the world for his despair.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
As he advanced he perceived that the church grew in size, but to him that deceptive harmony seemed purposeless, reprehensible.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
You may live such a life, and quote such poetry, but you don't believe that a man should flow on like a purposeless river.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
Biscuits employed the time thus gained in a fashion apparently purposeless.
SMITH COLLEGE STORIESJOSEPHINE DODGE DASKAM
The noise, the rush, the purposeless activities of existence ashore weary them.
THE PILLAR OF LIGHTLOUIS TRACY
They themselves are random phenomena, like the waves of the sea, moving backward and forward in purposeless flux.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
Movements and contractions due to nervousness are entirely purposeless; they even defy the most earnest efforts at inhibition.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
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WORDS RELATED TO PURPOSELESS

  • aimless
  • directionless
  • goalless
  • purposeless
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