Example sentences for: aimless

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  • Billed as the first feature film by Native Americans, this picaresque tale wins reviewers' admiration for being "palpably authentic" (Richard Schickel, Time ). Critics like the story, about a young man and his friend who set out to retrieve his father's ashes, for eschewing "the high seriousness and dubious mysticism" of most films about the Indians' plight (John Anderson, Newsday ). Although everyone enjoys its wry humor and cutting observations about life on the reservation, a few say its aimless plot betrays its makers' inexperience.

  • If Clinton's approach to world affairs has been aimless and inconsistent, assailing his China policy from all directions is hardly the way to make that point.

  • The acting is competent, sometimes even affecting, particularly 17-year-old Julia Stiles as an aimless, pregnant hippie.

  • Among the early story lines : The rioters were sending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a message that he must negotiate or pay a price; relations between the Israeli army and Palestinian police--who fought alongside the rioters--have collapsed; Netanyahu was not a decisive ideologue but a aimless dawdler; concessions to the Palestinians, said the Likud government, would signal weakness and invite further attacks; and the conflagration placed Egypt in a precarious position as it tried to facilitate reconciliation amid Arab rage over Israel's actions.

  • !" Here, amid the seemingly aimless hubbub, the muddy narrative, the loose framing, and the faraway characters, a sense of place--Savannah--had begun to emerge, and also a free-floating anxiety: No one knows what's under the surface of these people; no one knows anything . The scary side of the city featured in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil has never been captured with such brusque poetry, and Altman seems to pull the portrait out of his hat.


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