faceless

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adjective face·less \ˈfās-ləs\

Definition of faceless

  1. 1a :  lacking character or individuality :  nondescript the faceless massesb :  not identified :  anonymous a faceless accuser

  2. 2 :  lacking a face

facelessness

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Examples of faceless in a Sentence

  1. a decision made by faceless bureaucrats

  2. it was precisely because he was a faceless individual that the serial killer was able to go on for so long without detection

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First Known Use of faceless

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FACELESS Defined for English Language Learners

faceless

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adjective

Definition of faceless for English Language Learners

  • : not having any unusual and interesting qualities

  • : not identified



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