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Meaning of BLOODLESS

Pronunciation:  'bludlis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  destitute of blood or apparently so; "the bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"- John Dryden
  2. [adj]  free from blood or bloodshed; "bloodless surgery"; "a bloodless coup"
  3. [adj]  ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face white with rage"
  4. [adj]  devoid of human emotion or feeling; "charts of bloodless economic indicators"
  5. [adj]  without vigor or zest or energy; "an insipit and bloodless young man"
 

BLOODLESS is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: ashen, blanched, colorless, colourless, dead, exsanguine, exsanguinous, livid, nonhuman, nonviolent, spiritless, unbloodied, unbloody, white
 
 Antonyms: bloody
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Blood"less\, a. [AS. bl?dle['a]s.]
1. Destitute of blood, or apparently so; as, bloodless
   cheeks; lifeless; dead.

         The bloodless carcass of my Hector sold. --Dryden.

2. Not attended with shedding of blood, or slaughter; as, a
   bloodless victory. --Froude.

3. Without spirit or activity.

         Thou bloodless remnant of that royal blood ! --Shak.
   -- {Blood"less*ly}, adv. -- {Blood"less*ness}, n.

 
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