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

Definition of horizonless

1a : having no horizon
2 : hopeless

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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 In front of us, there is nothing but horizonless blue ocean. James Nestor, Scientific American, "Life on the Rocks," 12 Feb. 2018 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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25 Feb 2021

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“Horizonless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horizonless. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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