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Synonyms and Antonyms of nameless

  1. 1 not named or identified by a name <the victim of the crime will remain nameless to protect his privacy> <those nameless editors who write the synopses for TV shows in the newspaper> Synonyms anonymous, faceless, incognito, innominate, unbaptized, unchristened, unidentified, unnamed, untitled Related Words undetermined, unspecified; obscure, uncelebrated, unheard-of, unheralded, unknown, unsung; unexceptional, unremarkable Near Antonyms denominated, designated, specified; labeled (or labelled), tabbed, titled; celebrated, famed, famous, known, notable, noted, noteworthy, remarkable, renowned, well-known; exceptional Antonyms baptized, christened, dubbed, named, termed

  2. 2 beyond the power to describe <was seized with a nameless, vague fear that made her seek the companionship of another person> Synonyms incommunicable, indefinable, ineffable, inenarrable, inexpressible, indescribable, uncommunicable, unspeakable, unutterableRelated Words unsayable; inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unimaginable, unthinkable; inexplicable, unexplainable; characterless, featureless, nondescriptNear Antonyms conceivable, imaginable, thinkableAntonyms communicable, definable, expressible, speakable

  3. 3 not widely known <a nameless poet who has just been rediscovered by devotees of love poems> Synonyms obscure, no-name, noteless, uncelebrated, unfamous, unknown, unrecognized, unsungRelated Words insignificant, minor, unimportant; undistinguished, unexceptional, unremarkable; unpopular; anonymous, faceless, unnoticeable, unrecognizable; unnewsworthy, unnoticed; forgotten, unrememberedNear Antonyms fabled, fabulous, legendary; infamous; distinguished, eminent, exceptional, great, illustrious, notable, outstanding, prestigious, remarkable; estimable, honorable, reputable, respectable; important, influential, leading, major, newsworthy, noteworthy, significant; favorite, popular, preferredAntonyms celebrated, famed, famous, noted, notorious, prominent, renowned, well-known

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