View synonyms for aimlessly


[ eym-lis-lee ]


  1. without purpose or intent:

    She wandered aimlessly among the empty houses, telling herself sad stories about all the people who weren’t there.

    There was no actual work to do, so I spent most of my workday browsing aimlessly through social media.

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Early in the second half, Canada squandered two golden chances, the last by Beckie by herself in the box after a teammate collected Crystal Dunn’s aimless back pass.

With the pandemic greatly limiting aimless retail store exploration, Maido has started producing monthly themed boxes where they bring their best goods to you.

Celestron devised a simple mirrored mount that, with the help of a companion app, enables your smartphone to help you find and observe celestial bodies without hours of aimless hunting.

I wandered around aimlessly for a while, then gave the goose to an acquiescent hippy on a barge.

He is going to have to work hard not to flail around aimlessly, following the lead of congressional Democrats.

Lou Diamond Phillips was one of the pimps on the street when I was wandering aimlessly.

The conversation drifted aimlessly from football to how they spent their day, to the number of pillows in the house.

Eventually, this short, louche novel that began with warmth and zest and cheekiness, wanders around aimlessly in magenta caftans.

Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.

She wandered aimlessly into the garden; there was a good deal of noise and laughter going on behind the terrace.

An all-gone limp feeling had come over her and she rested her hand aimlessly upon the counter.

Yet in doing this they usually seem to have no idea of aim, but toss the missile aimlessly into the air.

His heavy fingers opened and closed aimlessly, as he stared across the room at Arnold and back at Beardsley.





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