aimlessly

All Adverb
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  • He got up and walked aimlessly out into the drawing-room, where the lights were turned low. Cited from The Mayor of Warwick, by Herbert M. Hopkins
  • Mary sat at the table looking aimlessly out of the window. Cited from Best British Short Stories, Ed. O'Brien & Cournos
  • After being released, he aimlessly stumbles through the red-light district at night.
  • We have gone out together and aimlessly; we walk straight forward. Cited from Light, by Henri Barbusse [Tr.: Fitzwater Wray]
  • I stood still at the table, beside the chair on which she had sat and looked aimlessly before me. Cited from Notes From The Underground/Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Above all, make sure that you do not let your characters wander about the stage aimlessly. Cited from Writing for Vaudeville, by Brett Page
  • She continues to walk aimlessly until she sits down in front of a tree.
  • They walk around aimlessly, and if you touch them, you get hurt.
  • The man who had summoned him was walking aimlessly up and down his library. Cited from The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories, by Gertrude Atherton
  • He took one glance, and turned aimlessly away towards a chair. Cited from Howards End, by E. M. Forster
  • Now how does such a man come to be tramping aimlessly on a public road? Cited from The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions, by James Runciman
  • And then, still aimlessly, she went up to her studio. Cited from The Glory Of The Conquered, by Susan Glaspell
  • I turned into that passage, I tell you, just aimlessly, as a man came walking out. Cited from The Middle of Things, by J. S Fletcher
  • Then she took another sledge and drove aimlessly about the streets till evening. Cited from The Darling and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
  • I walked about the house doing little things aimlessly. Cited from A Hilltop on the Marne, by Mildred Aldrich
  • He was thinking after this fashion one day as he strolled aimlessly down a side street. Cited from The Bishop's Shadow, by I. T. Thurston
  • He hung about aimlessly, watching the game at the one occupied table. Cited from Gigolo, by Edna Ferber
  • Tears again -- and without thought of what he did -- all aimlessly -- he returned to the door. Cited from The Prince of India, by Lew. Wallace, Vol. 2
  • He also was lying back in his chair, his eyes gazing aimlessly at the window. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • I walked about aimlessly, longing for the woman's presence beside me again. Cited from To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
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Meaning of aimlessly

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