fleshless

adjective

flesh·​less
-shlə̇s
1
: lean and gaunt : emaciated
a pale fleshless face
2
: being without substance or body : disembodied
fleshless ghosts

Word History

Etymology

Middle English fleshles, from flesh + -les -less

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“Fleshless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleshless. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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