Things happened to him so much of late, his own efforts had counted for so little, that he had become passive and planless.
It was a planless, incoherent ebullition of enterprise due to temporary and almost accidental advantages over the rest of mankind.
As there appeared no change in their drowsy relations, she forgot all about it, and life was planless.
Democracy, if it means anything, means the rule of the planless man, the rule of the unkempt mind.
This is a very subtle illustration of the fact that children seldom enjoy a planless physical movement.
In the meantime his life remained run down, planless, and empty and idle.
But the planless system which so many follow never gives satisfactory results.
1670s as a technical term in perspective drawing; 1706 as "drawing, sketch, or diagram of any object," from French plan "ground plan, map," literally "plane surface" (mid-16c.), from Latin planum "level or flat surface," noun use of adjective planus "level, flat" (see plane (n.1)). The notion is of "a drawing on a flat surface." Meaning "scheme of action, design" is first recorded 1706, possibly influenced by French planter "to plant," from Italian planta "ground plan."