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synonyms for purposelessly

  • aimlessly
  • frantically
  • indiscriminately
  • instinctively
  • madly
  • wildly
  • at random
  • confusedly
  • in all directions
  • pell-mell
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antonyms for purposelessly

MOST RELEVANT
  • carefully
  • cautiously
  • considerately
  • purposely
  • reasonably
  • sensibly
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How to use purposelessly in a sentence

The days were spent in the desert in wandering purposelessly in search of the Apaches, who had at length become invisible.
THE TIGER-SLAYERGUSTAVE AIMARD
This went on so long, and apparently so purposelessly, that even the constant Si and Shorty were shaken a little by it.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 6 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
Its legs struck out purposelessly, in horrible gestures of delirious suffering.
THE FORGOTTEN PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
It seemed to be wandering purposelessly, but was actually seeking carrion to take back to its fellows.
THE FORGOTTEN PLANETMURRAY LEINSTER
She only floundered and flounced about in the water, struggling madly and purposelessly in the waves.
LITTLE BOBTAILOLIVER OPTIC
Often at that moment she would vaguely, purposelessly, smile over to him, and he would smile in absolute reciprocity.
AURORA THE MAGNIFICENTGERTRUDE HALL
Also, why is that banner persistently and purposelessly waved during the whole of the great Soldiers' Chorus?
PUNCH VOLUME 102, MAY 28, 1892VARIOUS
Bell lighted a cigarette and moved purposelessly down an elaborately formalized garden.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, MAY, 1930VARIOUS
She walks purposelessly about the lanes, careless of the splendour of their brambles.
DOCTOR CUPIDRHODA BROUGHTON
He sealed the letter and addressed it idly, then tossed it aside purposelessly.
AT THE SIGN OF THE JACK O'LANTERNMYRTLE REED
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WORDS RELATED TO PURPOSELESSLY

  • aimlessly
  • at random
  • confusedly
  • frantically
  • in all directions
  • indiscriminately
  • instinctively
  • madly
  • pell-mell
  • purposelessly
  • wildly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.