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WANDERING, participle present tense Roving; rambling; deviating from duty.


1. Peregrination; a traveling without a settled course.

2. Aberration; mistaken way; deviation from rectitude; as a wandering from duty.

3. A roving of the mind or thoughts from the point or business in which one ought to be engaged.

4. The roving of the mind in a dream.

5. The roving of the mind in delirium.

6. Uncertainty; want of being fixed.