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weightless

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adjective weight·less \ˈwāt-ləs\

Simple Definition of weightless

  • : having no weight or seeming to have no weight

Full Definition of weightless

  1. :  having little weight :  lacking apparent gravitational pull

weight·less·ly adverb
weight·less·ness noun

Examples of weightless

  1. a light fabric that feels almost weightless

  2. She floated in the pool, weightless.



Circa 1547

First Known Use of weightless

circa 1547

Rhymes with weightless


WEIGHTLESS Defined for Kids

weightless

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adjective weight·less \ˈwāt-ləs\

Definition of weightless

  1. 1 :  having little or no weight

  2. 2 :  not affected by gravity





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