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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adverb- In a manner marked by lack of definite plan or method, sustained purpose, or regular persistent logical procedure or continuity.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : desultory conversation. ,a desultory remark
  • Just past noon they ate desultorily, without appetite.
  • He walked to the glass wall and looked out desultorily.
  • "Might as well be washing windows," he said desultorily. for more
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