>Desultory \DESS-ul-tor-ee\ – adjective
MSWORD’s definition of desultory: aimlessly passing from one thing to another; random
M-W’s Word Central gives three definitions of desultory:
1 : marked by lack of definite plan, regularity, or purpose
2 : not connected with the main subject
3 : disappointing in progress, performance, or quality
Sara irritated her mother in the desultory way she went about securing gainful employment.
If Jackson didn’t change his desultory lifestyle, he’d never amount to anything.
Not an attractive trait, is it?