adrift

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In a drifting condition; at the mercy of wind and waves
Absent from his watch
Floating at random

So on the sea shall be set adrift. --Dryden.

{a} floating at random, at large
off course; "there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift"
Afloat without effective means of propulsion or control
Floating free with the currents and tide, not under control
1 lack of goal, 2 lack of spiritual direction,3 emotional self needs attention
afloat on the surface of a body of water; "after the storm the boats were adrift"
Unattached to shore or bottom, floating out of control
Floating at random under no power or steerage
aimlessly drifting
Floating at random; not fastened by and kind of mooring; at the mercy of winds and currents; loose from normal anchorage A vessel is said to be adrift when she breaks away from her moorings, warfs, and so on
without direction, without purpose; (Nautical) drifting, not anchored (of a ship)
{s} aimless, without direction, without purpose; (Nautical) drifting, not anchored (of a ship); astray
If a boat is adrift, it is floating on the water and is not tied to anything or controlled by anyone. They were spotted after three hours adrift in a dinghy
Also fig
off course; "there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift
If someone is adrift, they feel alone with no clear idea of what they should do. Amy had the growing sense that she was adrift and isolated
If something comes adrift, it is no longer attached to an object that it should be part of. Three insulating panels had come adrift from the base of the vehicle. = loose
Floating at random; in a drifting condition; at the mercy of wind and waves
adrift(p)
aimlessly drifting
adrift(p)
afloat on the surface of a body of water; "after the storm the boats were adrift"
cast adrift
To place a person in a ship's boat or raft and leave them
cast adrift
To abandon a ship at sea
adrift
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