Definition of wanderings in English:

wanderings

plural noun

  • Leisurely or aimless travels; journeys from place to place.

    ‘his wanderings in the Derbyshire dales laid the foundations for his lifelong love of landscape’
    • ‘During his subsequent wanderings, Odysseus is dipped repeatedly back into the condition of the obscured.’
    • ‘If I am trying to make a goal for my blog, I am making it into a script, not a mirror of my thoughts and wanderings.’
    • ‘In our wanderings through the great forests and wastelands that ringed Aryavarta, there was always a need for one of us to snoop outside.’
    • ‘To what she had asked I had slipped in some passing remarks about Panchala and the Yadava lands and herbs and spices and sundry wanderings.’
    • ‘The possibilities go on and on if you start thinking about having an intelligent agent that keeps track of your net wanderings.’
    • ‘God tells Jacob, the man of so many wanderings, that he has to make one more journey.’
    • ‘It's big enough to incorporate almost the entire seasonal wanderings of more than a million wildebeest, zebras and gazelles.’
    • ‘Her strolls became aimless wanderings and she hated the lack of sunlight.’
    • ‘His wanderings lead him to a crossroads where he encounters Laius and kills him in a fight.’
    • ‘He had a sure destination now, after for so long of aimless wanderings he knew where to go.’
    • ‘His subsequent wanderings took him as far as Australia and New Mexico in search of better health and the ideal society, but he found neither.’
    • ‘On one of his late night wanderings he discovers a neighbour's dog, dead on the lawn, with a garden fork stabbed through it.’
    • ‘Their wanderings ceased when they reached the beautiful mountain home where their descendants live today.’
    • ‘I was quite an insomniac back then, and one night I went for a walk and my wanderings eventually took me through the university.’
    • ‘The human mind, in its wide wanderings, has not dreamt, yet, of such a ‘freedom’ as that will be.’
    • ‘It draws on his experiences while working for a builder in Hastings, where he settled in 1902 after various wanderings.’
    • ‘It was the walks you could not understand, even when there was a destination you would rather dive for a taxi or the tube, still less leave your heated flat to join my aimless wanderings.’
    • ‘In all my wanderings looking for indigenous breeds of dogs, I have seen only two specimens, both near Pollachi, Tamil Nadu.’
    • ‘Journeys, wanderings, separations, and a sense of homelessness are elements of many of the poems.’
    • ‘Anis pays attention in class, but only briefly, and then his mind is off on its restless wanderings.’
    travels, journeys, voyages, expeditions, explorations, perambulations, odysseys, trips, treks, excursions
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Pronunciation

wanderings

/ˈwɒndərɪŋz/