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Synonyms for desultory
ˈdɛs əlˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr idesul·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desultoryadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    purposeful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. desultoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    immethodical, unconnected, unsystematic, irregular, fitful, capricious, rambling, wandering, roving, discursive, cursory, slight, by fits and starts

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  1. desultoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    fitful, irregular, cursory, unsystematic

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  1. Seneca:

    Desultory reading is delightful, but to be beneficial, our reading must be carefully directed.

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