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aimlessadjective

uk   us   /ˈeɪm.ləs/ mainly disapproving
without any clear intentions, purpose, or direction: She said that her life seemed aimless after her children left home.
aimlessly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
While she waited, she walked aimlessly around the car park.
aimlessness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “aimless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無目的的,無目標的,無方向的…
in Russian бесцельный…
in Turkish amaçsız, hedefsiz, belli bir amacı olmayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无目的的,无目标的,无方向的…
in Polish bezcelowy…
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