aimlessly adv
"I accidentally shot a hole in the ceiling," said Tom aimlessly.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • aimlessly — adv. Aimlessly is used with these verbs: ↑drift, ↑roam, ↑search, ↑wander …   Collocations dictionary

  • aimlessly — adv. in a purposeless manner; without a goal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Aimlessly — Aimless Aim less, a. Without aim or purpose; as, an aimless life. {Aim less*ly}, adv. {Aim less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aimless — aimlessly, adv. aimlessness, n. /aym lis/, adj. without aim; purposeless. [1620 30; AIM + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • aimless — [[t]e͟ɪmləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED A person or activity that is aimless has no clear purpose or plan. Peters had been adrift and aimless... After several hours of aimless searching they were getting low on fuel. Ant: purposeful Derived words: aimlessly… …   English dictionary

  • aimless — aim|less [ˈeımləs] adj not having a clear purpose or reason ▪ a young man drifting through life in an aimless way >aimlessly adv >aimlessness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • aimless — [ˈeɪmləs] adj without any particular purpose or plan aimlessly adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • aimless — [ām′lis] adj. having no aim or purpose aimlessly adv. aimlessness n …   English World dictionary

  • aimless — adj. without aim or purpose. Derivatives: aimlessly adv. aimlessness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • endlessly — adv. purposelessly, aimlessly; infinitely, eternally, without end …   English contemporary dictionary

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