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See definition of wandering on Dictionary.com
  • adj.meandering
  • adj.nomadic
  • adj.itinerant

synonyms for wandering

  • roving
  • winding
  • jaunting
  • roaming
  • strolling
  • traveling
  • trekking
  • wayfaring
See also synonyms for: wanderings
  • itinerant
  • drifting
  • mobile
  • migratory
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How to use wandering in a sentence

Later, information emerged that this sea lion is known for its wanderings.
POLITICS REPORT: WHO WILL REPLACE LORENA GONZALEZ?ANDREW KEATTS AND SCOTT LEWISJANUARY 8, 2022VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This is counter-intuitive because spontaneous fluctuations and mind-wandering can also lead to depressive rumination and anxiety.
WHY MAKING OUR BRAINS NOISIER FEELS GOOD - ISSUE 96: REWIREDTHOMAS NAILFEBRUARY 17, 2021NAUTILUS
Mind-wandering is often considered a harmless quirk, as in the cliché of the scatter-brained professor.
WHY IT PAYS TO PLAY AROUND - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGANDREAS WAGNERDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
When psychologists do that, they find that mind-wandering is staggeringly frequent.
WHY IT PAYS TO PLAY AROUND - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGANDREAS WAGNERDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
Similar to playing and dreaming is the wandering of our minds.
WHY IT PAYS TO PLAY AROUND - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGANDREAS WAGNERDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
She observed his pale looks, and the distracted wandering of his eyes; but she would not notice either.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
This mode of learning promotes attention and prevents mind-wandering.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
He paled a little, and sucked his lip, his eyes wandering to the girl, who stood in stolid inapprehension of what was being said.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
John and Judas became the good and evil Wandering Jews of mediæval folklore.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
He was relieved to learn that his grandson Moses Mole was not wandering about the garden, after all.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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WORDS RELATED TO WANDERING

  • departure
  • deviation
  • difference
  • distortion
  • divergence
  • diversion
  • irregularity
  • lapse
  • straying
  • wandering
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