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aimless

aim·less

aimless

 
pronunciation:
eIm lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: characterized by or having no purpose.
an aimless liean aimless person
synonyms:
desultory, directionless, haphazard, objectless, purposeless
antonyms:
purposeful
similar words:
adrift, empty, flighty, hit-or-miss, pointless, random, stray, useless
derivations: aimlessly (adv.), aimlessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word aimless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1