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Definition of Adrift

Adrift

  1. Floating at random; in a drifting condition; at the mercy of wind and waves. Also fig.

Adrift Quotations

Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action.
Dorothy Day

The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it?
Georges Duhamel

I think, at heart, unless you discover faith in something else, something other, it's very hard to shake the thing that you're adrift alone.
Robert Smith

What a magical thing is the bed, and what a vulnerable, innocent creature is the sleeping human - the human who never looks more truthful or pitiful or benign; the curled-up, childlike dreaming soul who has for a few hours become an angel adrift.
Michael Leunig

Some people think we're adrift without any guidelines. I don't. I think we've had instruction on how to live.
Jon Voight
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Adrift Translations

adrift in German is treibend
adrift in Spanish is a la deriva
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