Definition of bloodless
1 : deficient in or free from blood
2 : not accompanied by loss or shedding of blood a bloodless victory
3 : lacking in spirit or vitality
4 : lacking in human feeling bloodless statistics
Examples of bloodless in a Sentence
He fought his bloodless battles in the courtroom.
They took control of the government in a bloodless coup.
Her speeches are dull and bloodless.
a bunch of bloodless numbers and statistics
His face was bloodless with fear.
Recent Examples of bloodless from the Web
Both opponents fell victim to delusions about bloodless victory without hard fighting.
But even its sleek, polygonal, bloodless virtuality is a terrifying thing to witness and to comprehend.
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First Known Use of bloodless
before 12th century
BLOODLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bloodless for English Language Learners
: done without killing people
: lacking feeling or emotion
: pale in color
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