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aim·less

aimless

 
pronunciation:
eIm lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having no purpose or goal.
We took an aimless drive through the town on Sunday.
synonyms:
haphazard
similar words:
empty, random, stray, useless
derivations: aimlessly (adv.), aimlessness (n.)
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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