desultorily

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{a} in a desultory manner, loosely
In a desultory manner; without method; loosely; immethodically
desultory
Out of course; by the way; as a digression; not connected with the subject

She made a desultory attempt at conversation.

desultory
Leaping, skipping or flitting about, generally in a random, irregular, wavering, or unsteady manner
desultory
Jumping, or passing, from one thing or subject to another, without order or rational connection; without logical sequence; disconnected; immethodical; aimless

I teach a class of desultory minds.

desultory
not connected with what precedes
desultory
{s} aimless, random; unmethodical, lacking order; going from one thing to another; sluggish; rambling; digressive
desultory
{a} unsettled, inconstant, unconnected
Desultory
desultorious
desultory
disappointing in performance or progress
desultory
marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another; "desultory thoughts"; "the desultory conversation characteristic of cocktail parties"
desultory
Something that is desultory is done in an unplanned and disorganized way, and without enthusiasm. The constables made a desultory attempt to keep them away from the barn. done without any particular plan or purpose (desultorius, from desilire )
desultory
Leaping or skipping about
desultory
Out of course; by the way; as a digression; not connected with the subject; as, a desultory remark
desultory
Jumping, or passing, from one thing or subject to another, without order or rational connection; without logical sequence; disconnected; immethodical; aimless; as, desultory minds
desultorily

    Silbentrennung

    des·ul·to·ri·ly

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    Etymologie

    [ 'de-s&l-"tOr-E, -"tor- ] (adjective.) 1581. Latin desultorius, literally, of a circus rider who leaps from horse to horse, from desilire to leap down, from de- + salire to leap; more at SALLY.

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