adrift synonyms, adrift antonyms

adrift synonyms:


1 afloat, anchorless, drifting, floating.
2 aimless, astray, directionless, lost, purposeless, rootless.


Here they remain until adulthood, adrift on the high seas in relative safety away from coastal predators.

If a boat is adrift, it is moving on the water but is not controlled by anyone because of a problem:

He spent three days adrift on his yacht.

If a person is adrift, they do not have a clear purpose in life or know what they want to do:

Da Silva plays a bright, lonely student from New York, adrift in small-town Arizona.

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