HyperDic: desultory

English > 1 sense of the word desultory:
ADJECTIVEalldesultorymarked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose
desultory > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'sahltao.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > desultory: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another.
Examples
  • "desultory thoughts"
  • "the desultory conversation characteristic of cocktail parties"
Broaderpurposelessnot evidencing any purpose or goal / goal
Spanishimprevisto, incoherente, inconexo

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