Desultory in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Desultory

not having a plan or purpose

Examples of Desultory in a sentence

Disgusted by his last place finish, the runner moved in a desultory manner towards the yellow ribbon.  πŸ”Š

The students were confused by the teacher’s desultory lecture which seemed to have no real focus.  πŸ”Š

At the party, the unfriendly boy made desultory conversation with a few of the other children.  πŸ”Š

The couple’s divorce came as no surprise because everyone knew their marriage was only a desultory arrangement.  πŸ”Š

Because he was not happy with his pay increase, James made only a desultory effort to complete his duties at work.  πŸ”Š

The committee meetings are desultory in practice because they generally have no real purpose other than as a social gathering.  πŸ”Š

Since my grandmother suffers from a brain disorder, she often speaks in a desultory tone which comes across as unorganized.  πŸ”Š

Because Janice was not a football fan, she showed only a desultory interest in the game.  πŸ”Š

When I complain about the messy condition of my daughter’s bedroom, she usually makes a desultory attempt to tidy up her space.  πŸ”Š

After losing the big game, we could only give our opponents a desultory cheer.  πŸ”Š

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