Meaning of adrift

a•drift

Pronunciation: (u-drift'), [key]
— adj., adv.
  1. floating without control; drifting; not anchored or moored: The survivors were adrift in the rowboat for three days.
  2. lacking aim, direction, or stability.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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