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wandering

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 passing from one topic to another
  • your decidedly wandering essay loses its punch—stick to one theme

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2 traveling from place to place
  • a wandering carnival that visited small towns all over the South

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wandering

verb
present participle of wander

Synonyms & Antonyms of wandering (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move about from place to place aimlessly
  • we just went outside and wandered around until it was time to go

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2 to commit an offense
  • we have all wandered from the path of righteousness at least once in our lives

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The first known use of wandering was before the 12th century

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“Wandering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wandering. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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