adverb see aim II

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  • aimlessly — adverb Without an aim, purpose or direction; in an aimless manner. He wandered aimlessly through the crowd …   Wiktionary

  • aimlessly — adv. Aimlessly is used with these verbs: ↑drift, ↑roam, ↑search, ↑wander …   Collocations dictionary

  • aimlessly — adverb without aim; in an aimless manner (Freq. 1) he wandered around aimlessly • Derived from adjective: ↑aimless …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aimlessly — Aimless Aim less, a. Without aim or purpose; as, an aimless life. {Aim less*ly}, adv. {Aim less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aimlessly — See aimless. * * * …   Universalium

  • aimlessly — Synonyms and related words: anarchically, at haphazard, at hazard, at random, bootlessly, casually, chaotically, confusedly, dispersedly, dysteleologically, fecklessly, fruitlessly, futilely, haphazardly, indiscriminately, inexplicably,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • aimlessly — adv. in a purposeless manner; without a goal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aimlessly — aim·less·ly …   English syllables

  • aimlessly — See: aimless …   English dictionary

  • aimlessly adv — I accidentally shot a hole in the ceiling, said Tom aimlessly …   English expressions

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