As Taitz argues, Obama himself acknowledged that he was directionless when he started college.
It was a fine life, but the days blurred one into the next, directionless.
c.1400, "orderly arrangement;" c.1500 as "action of directing," from Latin directionem (nominative directio), noun of action from past participle stem of dirigere (see direct (v.)). Meaning "course pursued by a moving object" is from 1660s. Related: Directional.