aimlessness aimlessness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of lacking any definite purpose

Usage(s):

  1. Bonnie and Clyde: The real fault with Bonnie and Clyde is its sheer, tasteless aimlessness.
  2. He had made himself the principal spokesman of the violence, aimlessness, brutality of war and the wartime generation.
  3. For Han, a ribbon of open asphalt means more than just a Kerouac-like aimlessness.

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  1. The New York Times' Ginia Bellafante slams "House of Payne" for its "narrative aimlessness and languorous pacing," while The Washington Post's Tom Shales writes, "Everything about it needs a little improvement - except for the things that...
    on Jun 21, 2007 By: Tom Shales Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "All combine to see too many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living lives of existential aimlessness," Dr Nelson said.
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Brendan Nelson Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "There was an aimlessness to the process," says Damon. "It was miserable."
    on Aug 3, 2007 By: Matt Damon Source: Entertainment Weekly

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