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- adj. Offering no comfort.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Without comfort or comforts; in want or distress; cheerless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without comfort; destitute of or unattended by any satisfaction or enjoyment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. without comfort
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They crossed the Atlantic in comfortless craft and took the serious risk of attempting to secure a foothold in free and fresh Canada.
There I stayed for some time at a private hotel in the Strand, leading a comfortless, meaningless existence, and spending such money as I had, considerably more freely than I ought.
The announcement made them feel as if they were to be left "comfortless" and forsaken.
In a word, it was precisely the kind of comfortless apartment that a ghost, if ghost there were in the chateau, would single out for its favourite lounge.
a private hotel in the Strand, leading a comfortless, meaningless existence, and spending such money as I had, considerably more freely than I ought.
They were famished, and there was not a vestige of food in their comfortless home.
Many men at the time sought wives to save them from a "bleak life" (a term used in stories of the era), of loneliness and comfortless homes.
Instead of a faith that only has something to offer to those who don't understand a phenomenon, those who are fearful, the comfortless, those near death, or the depressed, what if we had a concept of God independent of gaps and voids?
I did not dare return to the apartment which I inhabited, but felt impelled to hurry on, although wetted by the rain, which poured from a black and comfortless sky.
The hallucinatory quality of his interpretation is matched by a corresponding vividness in Martineau's playing, which uncompromisingly suggests the corrosive impact of the comfortless winter landscape on the protagonist's mind.
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