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Adrift

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Adjective

2. adrift

afloat on the surface of a body of water

Example Sentences:
'after the storm the boats were adrift'

Adverb

3. adrift

floating freely; not anchored

Example Sentences:
'the boat wasset adrift'

4. adrift

off course, wandering aimlessly

Example Sentences:
'there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Adrift

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adjective, adverb (postpositive)
1. 
floating without steering or mooring; drifting
2. 
without purpose; aimless
3. informal
off course or amiss
the project went adrift

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Adrift

see synonyms of adrift
adverb, adjective
1. 
floating freely without being steered; not anchored; drifting
2. 
without any particular aim or purpose

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Adrift

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adv. & adj.
1. Drifting or floating freely; not anchored.
2. Without direction or purpose: "The report is about people in their twenties and how alienated and adrift they feel" (Tom Shales).

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