Definition of Aimlessness

1. Noun. The quality of lacking any definite purpose.

Exact synonyms: Purposelessness
Generic synonyms: Meaninglessness
Derivative terms: Aimless, Purposeless, Purposeless
Antonyms: Purposefulness



Definition of Aimlessness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being aimless, or without purpose or direction. ¹

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Definition of Aimlessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aimlessness

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aimed
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aimers
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aimeth
aimful
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aimin'
aiming
aimless
aimlessly
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aimlessnesses
aims
aimworthiness
aimworthy
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Literary usage of Aimlessness

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1. Prisoners and Paupers: A Study of the Abnormal Increase of Criminals, and by Henry Martyn Boies (1893)
"Punishment by Law Absurd—Deterrence, Reformation, and Prevention Proper Objects of Penal Code— Incongruity and Aimlessness of Poor-Laws—True Purpose and ..."

2. Making Life Worth While: A Book on Health--and More by Herbert Wescott Fisher (1910)
"But relaxation and aimlessness are two things. Relaxation is pleasure. Aimlessness is torture. Indeed, aimlessness is quite consistent with unsuspended ..."

3. The Subterranean Brotherhood by Julian Hawthorne (1914)
"Why don't you write a piece in our paper about the aimlessness of prison work? ... Aimlessness — that's what we get here in prison, and that's all we learn ..."

4. The æsthetic Attitude by Herbert Sidney Langfeld, ( (1920)
"l It is interesting to note the feelings such as "feebleness and aimlessness" which the quality of the movements suggest.2 It is these induced feelings ..."

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