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adverb as in adrift

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Millennials are “unmoored from institutions,” gasped Pew Research recently.

The idea of the city was much more alluring than the city itself on a rainy, unmoored day.

If we are unmoored from the Constitution, then what are we onto?

My trust in everything I thought I knew about myself came unmoored.

As a result, our modern gun-rights ideology is often unmoored from any sense of corresponding civic obligation.

The flag-ship being now daily expected, we unmoored, and came down to Macào, awaiting her arrival in the outer Roads.

At last the welcome boat was seen coming from the shore; we unmoored, and went ahead for about an hour.

They went on board at once; and having unmoored, they sailed to the southeast after the falcon.

He presently reached the river, unmoored his boat, and with the aid of a strong current soon reached his home.

Perhaps, on the other hand, these wardens did not care to shout a final notice that the boat was now unmoored.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unmoored, such as: afloat, drifting, loose, and unanchored.

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