Aimless



without ; purposeless.
Contemporary Examples

In fact, the governor does not need much more than a ballot line from the aimless, tongue-tied, villain-rich GOP.
How Palin’s Resignation Makes Her the True Frontrunner John Batchelor July 2, 2009

Brinsley got out of jail last July, and was desperate and aimless.
Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish M.L. Nestel December 21, 2014

The title track (again, a cover) is an aimless Bo Diddley raveup.
‘High Hopes’ Review: Bruce Springsteen Lowers the Bar Andrew Romano January 6, 2014

No one needed or wanted John McCain to suspend his aimless campaign and rush to Washington like Jimmy Stewart’s Mr. Smith.
The Right-Wing Primal Scream John Batchelor October 23, 2008

Nick, once aimless with a deposition that would make Eeyore seem like Richard Simmons, is now happily dating Jess.
The Return of New Girl’s Coach…and of Faith in the Still-Great Comedy Kevin Fallon November 5, 2013

Historical Examples

To put all this on paper is weak and aimless, yet it seems to ease my sadness.
The Story of an Untold Love Paul Leicester Ford

After all their piety was aimless and of no utility to humanity.
Camps, Quarters and Casual Places Archibald Forbes

Wandering in this aimless humour, I turned up a lane and found myself following the course of the bright little river.
Essays of Travel Robert Louis Stevenson

aimless also, I turned into the Mall, and again I started at the sight of a known figure.
Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald

Levasseur nodded in response, with the same silent, aimless grin, and disappeared through the garden door of the library.
Elizabeth’s Campaign Mrs. Humphrey Ward

adjective
having no goal, purpose, or direction
adj.

1620s, from aim (n.) + -less. Related: Aimlessly; aimlessness.

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