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Synonyms for aimless

Synonyms for aimless

without aim, purpose, or intent

Synonyms for aimless

continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

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It raised its hands and adjusted the collar more comfortably, it took the head between its palms and settled it in place and when it moved around it did not wander aimlessly, but instead its steps were firm and to some purpose.
As she sat speculating on the strange change which had come over her father her eyes had wandered aimlessly along the harbor's entrance; the low reef that protected it from the sea, and the point of land to the south, that projected far out into the strait like a gigantic index finger pointing toward the mainland, the foliage covered heights of which were just visible above the western horizon.
Monty shuffled on to his feet, and walked aimlessly about the hut.
He had slowed down and let go of the steering handle, so that the great machine crawled aimlessly about from one side of the road to the other.
See if all are there," she called back faintly, and tottered aimlessly on for a few steps, breathing the air in great draughts and trying to forget the sight she had seen.
These seemed to have been tossed on almost aimlessly.
For a while longer they spun around, and then Daylight suddenly stood still, released his partner, and stepped back, reeling himself, and fluttering his hands aimlessly, as if to support himself against the air.
He pranced about aimlessly and willingly for a space, while Skipper's urging cries increased his excitement.
He slept in the shade of the trees, toiled aimlessly through the newspaper, and spent long hours lying on his back, doing nothing, thinking nothing.
To a night of unrest succeeded a day of expectation and disappointment, but on the day after, as I wandered aimlessly about the neighborhood, I met her.
The winds baffled, and we drifted aimlessly the greater part of the night.
Pale and wild; her hands twisted in her hair; her feet hurrying her aimlessly to and fro in the room--so Blanche answered her step-mother, when the object of Lady Lundie's pilgrimage had been accomplished, and the cruel truth had been plainly told.
He took one glance, and turned aimlessly away towards a chair.
With drooping tail and shivering body, very forlorn indeed, he aimlessly circled the tent.
The little girl sitting at the table was obstinately and violently battering on it with a cork, and staring aimlessly at her mother with her pitch-black eyes.