adrift definition

  • adverb:
    • Drifting or floating easily; maybe not anchored.
    • Without path or purpose: "The report is mostly about folks within their twenties and exactly how alienated and adrift they feel” ( Tom Shales).
    • In a drifting condition; susceptible to wind and waves.
    • drifting randomly; in a drifting problem; subject to wind and waves. In addition fig.
    • floating freely; maybe not anchored
    • off training course, wandering aimlessly
  • adjective:
    • drifting randomly.
    • Absent from his watch.
    • Behind your opponents, or below a required limit with regards to rating, number or place.
    • afloat on top of a body of water
    • aimlessly drifting
  • others:
    • drifting randomly; perhaps not fastened by any kind of moorings; subject to winds and currents.
    • For this reason Figuratively, influenced by any chance impulse; all abroad; confused.

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