pathless

adjective

path·​less ˈpath-ləs How to pronounce pathless (audio)
pathlessness noun

Examples of pathless in a Sentence

the team of scientists will use dogsleds to travel across the pathless Antarctic wilderness
Recent Examples on the Web There is a pleasure in the pathless woods. Leah Hall, Country Living, 5 Jan. 2023 Somewhere on the rugged, pathless hills of Big Bend National Park, under the sweltering Texas sun, a singular tree stands apart from the rest. Adriana Pérez, Chicago Tribune, 13 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pathless was in 1596

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Cite this Entry

“Pathless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pathless. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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