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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

di•rec•tiondɪˈrɛk ʃən, ˈdaɪ-(n.)

  1. an act or instance of directing.

  2. the line along which anything lies, faces, moves, etc., with reference to the point or region toward which it is directed.

  3. the point or region itself:

    The direction is north.

  4. a position on a line extending from a specific point toward a point of the compass or toward the nadir or the zenith.

  5. a line of thought or action or a tendency or inclination.

  6. Usu., directions. instruction or guidance for making, using, etc.

  7. order; command.

  8. management; control; supervision.

  9. an instruction by a stage or film director, musical conductor, author, or composer regarding the interpretation of a work, the actions or objectives of performers, technical effects, etc.

    Category: Showbiz

  10. the technique, art, or business of giving such instruction.

    Category: Showbiz

  11. a purpose or orientation toward a goal that serves to guide or motivate; focus.

Origin of direction:

1375–1425; late ME (< MF) < L dīrēctiō arranging in line, straightening. See direct , -tion


Princeton's WordNet

  1. adrift(p), afloat(p), aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected(adj)

    aimlessly drifting


  1. directionless(Adjective)

    Lacking direction; aimless.


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