Example sentences for: adrift

How can you use “adrift” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • With their party intellectually adrift, the appeal of this style of content-free, Oprah-fied populism continues to grow for them.

  • The Didion protagonist is a woman adrift in history, her own and America's.

  • The first, Nautical Prepositions, includes aback, abeam, about, abox, a-cockbill, adrift, and other words that are adverbs, not prepositions, along with ahoy and a few others beginning with a -: evidently the author believes that many nautical words beginning with a- are prepositions, which is simply not the case.

  • --a woman adrift in history, her own and America's.

  • Captain Bligh," which rhymes in his mind with the ebb and flow of Caribbean tyranny and freedom: "The ribbed body with its cargo/ stalls in its doldrums, the God-captain is cast adrift/ by a mutinous Christian."


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