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Physical DisplacementPlay
Use 'adrift' to describe something physically floating without direction, often at sea. SlideThe abandoned ship was adrift in the ocean currents.
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Loss of ControlPlay
'Adrift' implies an object or person has lost its controlling force, like a rudder or leader. SlideWith their leader gone, the group was left adrift.