Definition of Desultory

Desultory a. means: Out of course; by the way; as a digression; not connected with the subject; as, a desultory remark.

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Desultory a. means: Out of course; by the way; as a digression; not connected with the subject; as, a desultory remark.

Meaning of Desultory

Desultory (a.) means: Out of course; by the way; as a digression; not connected with the subject; as, a desultory remark.

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Desultory (a.): Out of course; by the way; as a digression; not connected with the subject; as, a desultory remark.

Desultory (a.): Jumping, or passing, from one thing or subject to another, without order or rational connection; without logical sequence; disconnected; immethodical; aimless; as, desultory minds.

Desultorious (a.): Desultory.

Desultory (a.): Leaping or skipping about.

Desultorily (adv.): In a desultory manner; without method; loosely; immethodically.

Desultoriness (n.): The quality of being desultory or without order or method; unconnectedness.

Dilettanteism (n.): The state or quality of being a dilettante; the desultory pursuit of art, science, or literature.

Discursive (a.): Passing from one thing to another; ranging over a wide field; roving; digressive; desultory.

Inroad (n.): The entrance of an enemy into a country with purposes of hostility; a sudden or desultory incursion or invasion; raid; encroachment.

Skirmish (v. i.): A slight fight in war; a light or desultory combat between detachments from armies, or between detached and small bodies of troops.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Desultory

Meaning of Desultory

Desultory means: Out of course; by the way; as a digression; not connected with the subject; as, a desultory remark.

Meaning of Desultory

Desultory means: Jumping, or passing, from one thing or subject to another, without order or rational connection; without logical sequence; disconnected; immethodical; aimless; as, desultory minds.

Meaning of Desultorious

Desultorious means: Desultory.

Meaning of Desultory

Desultory means: Leaping or skipping about.

Meaning of Desultorily

Desultorily means: In a desultory manner; without method; loosely; immethodically.

Meaning of Desultoriness

Desultoriness means: The quality of being desultory or without order or method; unconnectedness.

Meaning of Dilettanteism

Dilettanteism means: The state or quality of being a dilettante; the desultory pursuit of art, science, or literature.

Meaning of Discursive

Discursive means: Passing from one thing to another; ranging over a wide field; roving; digressive; desultory.

Meaning of Inroad

Inroad means: The entrance of an enemy into a country with purposes of hostility; a sudden or desultory incursion or invasion; raid; encroachment.

Meaning of Skirmish

Skirmish means: A slight fight in war; a light or desultory combat between detachments from armies, or between detached and small bodies of troops.

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