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nameless

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adjective name·less \ˈnām-ləs\

Simple Definition of nameless

  • : having a name that is not known or told

  • : not having a name

  • : not marked with a name

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nameless

  1. 1 :  obscure, undistinguished

  2. 2 :  not known by name :  anonymous

  3. 3 :  having no legal right to a name :  illegitimate

  4. 4 :  not having been given a name :  unnamed

  5. 5 :  not marked with a name <a nameless grave>

  6. 6 a :  incapable of precise description :  indefinable b :  too repulsive or distressing to describe

namelessly adverb
namelessness noun

Examples of nameless in a sentence

  1. She left the hotel with a nameless man in a black jacket.

  2. The source for my story prefers to remain nameless.

  3. A top government official, who shall remain nameless, has expressed concern about the decision.

  4. The men were buried there in nameless graves.



14th Century

First Known Use of nameless

14th century

Rhymes with nameless


NAMELESS Defined for Kids

nameless

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adjective name·less \ˈnām-ləs\

Definition of nameless for Students

  1. 1 :  having no name <a nameless species>

  2. 2 :  not marked with a name <a nameless grave>

  3. 3 :  1unknown, anonymous

  4. 4 :  not to be described <Upon entering the house he suffered nameless fears.>





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