Definition of aimless in English:

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aimless

Pronunciation: /ˈeɪmlɪs/

adjective

Without purpose or direction: an aimless existence
More example sentences
  • Further, this conception renders purposeful art at best aimless and at worst nonsensical.
  • I like to jump around, and would lead a fairly serene and aimless existence if it weren't for my friends always getting into trouble.
  • This is a troubling image, redolent of something locked in an aimless subterranean existence.
Synonyms
purposeless, pointless, goalless, undirected, objectless, unfocused, without purpose, without goal;
meaningless, senseless, futile, hollow, frivolous, barren, profitless, fruitless
drifting, wandering, adrift;
unoccupied, idle, at a loose end, with time to kill

Derivatives

aimlessness

Pronunciation: /ˈeɪmləsnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • Jung believed that the more secular, materialistic, and compulsively extraverted our civilization became, the greater the unhappiness, senselessness and aimlessness of our lives.
  • I think we have an aimlessness and a pointlessness out there that this legislation addresses, as well.
  • Many of his novels resemble the telling of a dream conveyed with all its inconsistencies, its aimlessness; enigmatic narratives, balanced somewhere between the unspeakable and that which must be told.

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