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bloodless

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adjective blood·less \ˈbləd-ləs\

Simple Definition of bloodless

  • : done without killing people

  • : lacking feeling or emotion

  • : pale in color

Full Definition of bloodless

  1. 1 :  deficient in or free from blood

  2. 2 :  not accompanied by loss or shedding of blood <a bloodless victory>

  3. 3 :  lacking in spirit or vitality

  4. 4 :  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.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of bloodless

before 12th century


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bloodless

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adjective blood·less \ˈbləd-ləs\

Medical Definition of bloodless

  1. :  free from or lacking blood <a bloodless surgical field>

  2. blood·less·ly adverb




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