aimless aimless  /ˈeɪm ləs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) aimlessly drifting
  2. (adj) continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

Usage(s):

  1. His early life shows the kind of aimless lateral peregrinations of someone who was in the process of inventing a kind of person that hadn't really existed before.
  2. Since then, it's funneled thousands of talented, occasionally aimless college graduates into teaching positions at troubled schools.
  3. But over the past few years, younger outfits like Good Charlotte and Sum 41--who admit a musical debt to Green Day--began siphoning off the aimless-adolescent market.

News

  1. No loopy signature on dollars

    Penmanship purists can relax: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has straightened out his signature. When he was nominated for the post earlier this year, Lew was mocked for his John Hancock — an aimless series of loops that was compared to the white icing atop a Hostess cupcake.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: MSN

  2. Treasury chief's loopy signature evolves into something almost legible

    Penmanship purists can relax: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has straightened out his signature.When he was nominated for the post earlier this year, Lew was mocked for his John Hancock — an aimless series of loops that was compared to the white icing atop a Hostess cupcake.The top finance official in the federal government was given the humiliating nickname Loopty Lew. Worse still, the treasury ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "Republicans are ready to support a stimulus bill. That really hasn't been in question," McConnell responded to Reid. "But we will not support an aimless spending spree that masquerades as a stimulus."
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Mitch McConnell Source: CNN International

  2. Without any reference to transcendent truth, a slow "lowering of standards occurs," the Pope explains. "We observe today a timidity in the face of the category of the good and an aimless pursuit of novelty parading as the realization of...
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Catholic News Agency

  3. "A lot of the kicking was fairly aimless and pointless, lacking height and distance," said Lynagh, who feels that Wilkinson, who has never been dropped by England, has been struggling with his kicking game for some time. "It wasn't that good...
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Michael Lynagh Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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