motiveless motiveless

Definition(s):

  • (adj) occurring without motivation or provocation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He comes from a long line of lawmen, and is having trouble comprehending the rising tide of motiveless malignity in his jurisdiction.
  2. That's the malignity that is really motiveless or hardest to understand.
  3. In his scamp's behavior, Shaw offers a kind of motiveless heroism much like Andre Gide's famous motiveless crime.

Quotes

  • Mr Hain said "I am just absolutely horrified by this brutal, appalling and apparently indiscriminate and motiveless killing." "Obviously the police with our own support are working flat out to try and solve it. We've had this murder in a part...
    on Aug 12, 2005 By: Peter Hain Source: 4ni.co.uk

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