How to use "desultory" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "desultory" in popular movie and book plots

  • The two enter into a desultory relationship.  - The Perks of Being a Wallflower (film)
  • The two have a cup of tea and a desultory chat before Mary takes a nap on the settee.  - Another Year (film)
  • The narrative allows the reader to examine the internal conflicts that Johnnie Byrne negotiates as he attempts to find some merit in his desultory existence.  - No Love for Johnnie (novel)
  • With Veronika, he begins a desultory affair.  - The Mother and the Whore
  • Quite wealthy, he runs a flotilla of coastal steamers in a desultory but increasingly profitable way.  - Lonely Road (novel)
  • The women resume their drunken and desultory ramblings.  - Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut
  • There was, among my colleagues there, a general though desultory quest for greater elegance.  - Time's Arrow (novel)
  • Their friend Mary Elizabeth is impressed and asks Charlie to the Sadie Hawkins dance and they enter into a desultory relationship.  - The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Cécile and her father return to the empty, desultory life they were living before Anne interrupted their summer.  - Bonjour Tristesse
  • Having failed to procure an abortion for Roberta, Clyde doesn't give her more than desultory help with living expenses while his relationship with Sondra matures.  - An American Tragedy

Example sentences for "desultory" in interesting articles

  • for a few more months—we “processed” the botched exposure and then, both of us wanting to forget the whole thing, turned from emetophobia to various other phobias and neuroses—but the sessions now had an elegiac, desultory feel.  - Surviving Anxiety

Meaning of "desultory" in English

  • marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another
    - the desultory conversation characteristic of cocktail parties

Meaning of "desultory" in Hindi

  • निरुद्देश्य ( Niruddeshy)
  • निर्लक्ष्य ( Nirlakshy)
  • विस्खलित ( Viskhalit, wiskhalit)

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