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aimless

[ eym-lis ]
/ ˈeɪm lɪs /
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adjective
without aim; purposeless.
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Origin of aimless

First recorded in 1620–30; aim + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM aimless

aim·less·ly, adverbaim·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for aimless

aimless
/ (ˈeɪmlɪs) /

adjective
having no goal, purpose, or direction

Derived forms of aimless

aimlessly, adverbaimlessness, noun
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