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Definitions for wandering
ˈwɒn dər ɪŋwan·der·ing
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wandering, roving, vagabondageadjective
travelling about without any clear destination
"she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him"
mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wanderingadjective
"a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes"
meandering(a), rambling, wandering(a), windingadjective
of a path e.g.
"meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"
erratic, planetary, wanderingadjective
having no fixed course
"an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"
Travelling with no preset route; roaming.
Irregular turning of the eyes.
Straying from a desired path.
Disordered speech or delirium.
That which wanders.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from wander.
He asks the god, what new appointed home
Should end his wand’rings, and his toils relieve? Addison.
If any man’s eagerness of glory has made him oversee the way to it, let him now recover his wanderings. Decay of Piety.
A proper remedy for this wandering of thoughts, would do great service to the studious. John Locke.
a. & n. from Wander, v
Wandering is a town located in the wheatbelt region of Western Australia, approximately 120 kilometres from the state capital, Perth, just off the Albany Highway. It is the main town in the Shire of Wandering. At the 2006 census, Wandering had a population of 355.
The numerical value of wandering in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of wandering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of wandering in a Sentence
Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.
listen! trench town was a healing sanctuary for many a wandering souls in kingston jamaica. I am here now to make sure that this crucial part of our history/my history will be permanently enshrined with us legends and be so protected. No one else can do it.
We're all hoping that this works, because 20 years of wandering in the wilderness is damn well enough.
When a child's mind begins to wander because of something you (the teacher) have said, wander with it. When it begins to wander because of nothing you said, kick yourself in the posterior and say something worth wandering about!
They had left me off this whole thing, i felt embarrassed because everyone is wandering around this luncheon, and I literally did n’t have a seat at the table. I went outside, and I was crying.
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