from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having no object or purpose; not guided.
- adj. Having no prescribed destination. Used of mail.
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- adj. not directed
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not directed; not guided; left without direction.
- adj. Not addressed; not superscribed, as a letter.
- adj. Misdirected; misled; led astray.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. aimlessly drifting
So, you must let go of the idea that your preferred use of the term "undirected" is the only one.
As we stated before, the term "blind undirected" is qualitative and sensitive to context.
When our minds are much affected, so are the movements of our bodies; but here another principle besides habit, namely the undirected overflow of nerve-force, partially comes into play.
I don't need to call program operations in the absence of a programmer 'undirected' or, worse yet, 'nature' to make the distinction between that and a direct intervention.
I'd also say it's incorrect to consider those operations "undirected".
First, since it is "undirected," then it might be possible to sell it to some other young woman, perhaps
A wider-ranging analysis of the play's sexual politics emerges when we tease out the implications of the fact that this "undirected" or unaddressed letter can, it seems, be turned into cash.
I've cut this because it seems to me that this paragraph uses "undirected" in a different sense to that used by ID proponents.
Taleb regards many scientific discoveries as black swans - "undirected" and unpredicted.
Other than saying that, so far, my life has been a rather undirected and surprising trip, I don't feel I have much to say.
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