desultory - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate desultory

desultory is hyphenated as des-ul-to-ry

How to pronounce desultory

desultory is pronounced ´dɛs əl´tōʊr ēː

Number of syllables in desultory

The number of syllables in desultory is 4

What part of speech in desultory?

desultory is an adjective

How common in the word desultory?

desultory is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does desultory convey?

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Words with similar spelling to desultory

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Synonyms of 'desultory'

aberrant, adrift, afloat, aimless, amorphous, broken, capricious, casual, catchy, changeable, changeful, chaotic, choppy, circuitous, dangerous, deviant, deviatory, devious, digressive, discontinuous, discursive, disjunct, disordered, disorderly, disproportionate, dizzy, episodic, fitful, flighty, flitting, formless, freakish, giddy, gratuitous, haphazard, heteroclite, hit-or-miss, impetuous, impulsive, inchoate, incoherent, inconsistent, indirect, infirm, insubstantial, intermittent, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, jerky, loose, meaningless, mercurial, Moody, patchy, planetary, precarious, promiscuous, provisional, purposeless, random, restless, risky, rough, roving, scrappy, senseless, serpentine, shaky, shapeless, shifty, slippery, snaky, spineless, sporadic, spotty, stray, temporary, tentative, treacherous, turning, unaccountable, uncertain, unclassified, unconsidered, undependable, undirected, undisciplined, unequal, uneven, unplanned, unpredictable, unreliable, unrestrained, unsound, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsubstantial, unsure, untrustworthy, vagrant, vague, variable, vicissitudinary, volatile, wandering, wanton, wavy, wayward, whimsical, winding, wishy-washy, ticklish, spastic, spasmodic, snatchy, rambling, perilous, misshapen, mazy, labyrinthine, insecure, indiscriminate, indecisive, inconstant, immethodical, hazardous, guttering, frivolous, fluttery, fickle, excursive, erratic, errant, eccentric, disconnected, zigzag, wobbly, wobbling, unsettled, unorganized, unmetrical, unmethodical, uncontrolled