Know Your Next Word : desultory

1. desultory :

adjective :

without a plan or purpose, disconnected, random

usage :

  • Phil made a few desultory attempts to start a garden, but nothing came of them.

  • In his desultory address, Jake skipped from one topic to another and never came to the point.

  • The discussion at our meeting was desultory. No one's comments seemed to bear any relation to anyone else's.

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