aimlessly

All Adverb
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  • Instead of going back into the house he walked aimlessly down the block. Cited from Broken to the Plow, by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  • He ran out aimlessly, and away into the night, leaving peace in the room. Cited from Lin McLean, by Owen Wister
  • He felt aimlessly about in the dark and his fingers closed upon a hand. Cited from The Last Galley, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • His hand passed aimlessly over his face; he started to speak, but his voice failed him. Cited from Ben Blair, by Will Lillibridge
  • As nearly as I could make out she was going about aimlessly. Cited from The Treasure-Train, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • We are often so led, apparently aimlessly, towards what may change the very current of our lives. Cited from The Guinea Stamp, by Annie S. Swan
  • I was more than content to walk along beside her aimlessly, for any length of time. Cited from The Man in Lower Ten, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They were moving aimlessly back and forth, it seemed to me, doing nothing at all. Cited from Paths of Glory, by Irvin S. Cobb
  • It was evident to every one who met him that he was moving aimlessly. Cited from The Redemption of David Corson, by Charles Frederic Goss
  • It became necessary to put to sea, and to steam about aimlessly till night arrived. Cited from France in the Nineteenth Century, by Elizabeth Latimer
  • It would not have been worth while to create a lot of things aimlessly ill made. Cited from T. Tembarom, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • He slipped into his room, looked aimlessly about, then went out again. Cited from Story of Chester Lawrence, by Nephi Anderson
  • Others ran aimlessly up the hill, but were already far behind. Cited from Sir Nigel, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • A moment later I found myself walking aimlessly across the grass in no particular direction. Cited from The Hidden Children, by Robert W. Chambers
  • He only stayed at her flat for about five minutes then he continued to drive aimlessly around the area.
  • He put his book down, went to his black bag, opened and closed it aimlessly. Cited from Love and Mr. Lewisham, by H. G. Wells
  • It will give us an object, instead of merely flying aimlessly about. Cited from Dick Hamiliton's Airship, by Howard R. Garis
  • I'm just riding around the country aimlessly, for want of something better to do. Cited from The Camp Fire Girls on the Farm, by Jane L. Stewart
  • He stood looking aimlessly into space, indifferent to all that moved and lived around him. Cited from The Path of Life, by Stijn Streuvels
  • You told me that people do not drift aimlessly into each other's lives. Cited from The Native Born, by I. A. R. Wylie
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Meaning of aimlessly

  • adverb Without aim; in an aimless manner
    he wandered around aimlessly