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DESULTORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does desultory mean? 

DESULTORY (adjective)
  The adjective DESULTORY has 1 sense:

1. marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another

  Familiarity information: DESULTORY used as an adjective is very rare.


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DESULTORY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another

Context examples:

desultory thoughts / the desultory conversation characteristic of cocktail parties

Similar:

purposeless (not evidencing any purpose or goal)


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