adjective blood·less \ˈbləd-ləs\

: done without killing people

: lacking feeling or emotion

: pale in color

Full Definition of BLOODLESS

:  deficient in or free from blood
:  not accompanied by loss or shedding of blood <a bloodless victory>
:  lacking in spirit or vitality
:  lacking in human feeling <bloodless statistics>
blood·less·ly adverb
blood·less·ness noun

Examples of BLOODLESS

  1. He fought his bloodless battles in the courtroom.
  2. They took control of the government in a bloodless coup.
  3. Her speeches are dull and bloodless.
  4. a bunch of bloodless numbers and statistics
  5. His face was bloodless with fear.

First Known Use of BLOODLESS

before 12th century
Medical Dictionary


adjective blood·less \ˈbləd-ləs\

Medical Definition of BLOODLESS

:  free from or lacking blood <a bloodless surgical field>
blood·less·ly adverb


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