Synonyms of 'adrift'
They were spotted adrift in a dinghy.
She had the growing sense that she was adrift and isolated.
Three panels had come adrift from the base of the vehicle.
a confidential but free manner
The two things are separate and mutually irrelevant.
A page came loose and floated onto the tiles.
a sequence of utterly disconnected events
I can't believe that those two murders are unconnected.
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A person or activity that is aimless has no clear purpose or plan.
After several hours of aimless driving they were getting low on fuel.
Thesaurus for adrift from the Collins English Thesaurus
If a boat is adrift , it is floating on the water and is not tied to anything or controlled by anyone.