Origin of direction
Examples from the Web for directionless
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.Makers|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for directionless
- (of an angle) being any one of the three angles that a line in space makes with the three positive directions of the coordinate axes. Usually given as α, β, and γ with respect to the x-, y-, and z- axes
- (of a cosine) being the cosine of any of the direction angles
Word Origin and History for 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.
Idioms and Phrases with directionless
see step in the right direction.