ho·​ri·​zon·​less | \ hə-ˈrī-zᵊn-ləs How to pronounce horizonless (audio) \

Definition of horizonless

1a : having no horizon

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Examples of horizonless in a Sentence

a horizonless array of opportunities for a young, ambitious person at the new company
Recent Examples on the Web The austere landscape surrounding Albuquerque finds its way into his light-filled, horizonless canvases, soaked in the palette of the Southwest. Julia Couzens, sacbee, "Never before seen Diebenkorn works at the Crocker Museum | The Sacramento Bee," 26 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of horizonless

circa 1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of horizonless was circa 1839

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“Horizonless.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horizonless. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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