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Definition of "aimless" []

  • Devoid of direction or purpose. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aimless" in a sentence
  • "(Although it must be said the Madrassas provide some regular education and literacy where no other option is available, they do community work that is non-religious ... and they take in aimless troubled youth.)"
  • "For several seconds they stared at the blithesome youth, in a manner scarcely to be called aimless, since their looks were aimed with deadly accuracy at him, but in general, with the exception of Hicks, those in the room resembled vastly some of the celebrated Madame Tussaud's wax-works in London."
  • "It's not good or bad; it's bland and aimless, which is worse."