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  1. Jumping, or passing, from one thing or subject to another, without order or rational connection; without logical sequence; disconnected; immethodical; aimless.
    He wandered round, cleaning up in a desultory way.
    desultory minds
  2. Out of course; by the way; as a digression; not connected with the subject.
    a desultory remark
    She made a desultory attempt at conversation.
  3. disappointing in performance or progress.


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