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1) aimless. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Without aim, purpose, or intent: desultory, pointless, purposeless. See PURPOSE....

2) aimless. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Devoid of direction or purpose. aimless·ly -ADVERBaimless·ness -NOUN...

3) putter. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To move one's fingers or hands in a nervous or aimless fashion: fiddle, fidget, fool, monkey, play, tinker, toy, trifle, twiddle. See TOUCH. 2. To be nervously...

4) 14111. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:14111 QUOTATION:Aimless drifting also fulfills an intention. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York...

5) 57432. Tate, Allen. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:57432 QUOTATION:Captains of industry, your aimless powerAwakens harsh velleities of time. ATTRIBUTION:Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "X" ("Sonnets...

6) 13649. Cooley, Mason. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:13649 QUOTATION:Intelligence in isolation turns to aimless marauding. ATTRIBUTION:Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection,...

7) 4409. Ashbery, John. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:4409 QUOTATION:The ellipse is as aimless as that,Stretching invisibly into the future so as to reappearIn our present. Its flexing is its account,Return to...

8) 33491. Kurshan, Neil. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:33491 QUOTATION:Today so much rebellion is aimless and demoralizing precisely because children have no values to challenge. Teenage rebellion is a testing...

9) flanerie. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Aimless idling; dawdling. French, from flaner, to idle about, stroll. See flaneur....

10) flaneur. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An aimless idler; a loafer. French, from flaner, to idle about, stroll, of Germanic origin. See pel-2 in Appendix I....

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