Definitions

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  • adj. Having no fancy; without ideas or imagination.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having no fancy; without ideas or imagination.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Destitute of fancy or imagination.

Etymologies

fancy +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Her fanciless love dwells solely in the heart; and again how is this conceivable with such a character!

    Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature

  • With this exception, the censure originated in a fanciless way of thinking, to which everything appears unnatural that does not consort with its own tame insipidity.

    Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature

  • I trace it in the total absence of the romantic spirit; in a certain fanciless insipidity of composition; in the manner of handling mythological and historical materials, which is neither properly mythological nor historical; lastly, in the aim to produce a tragic purity, which degenerates into monotony.

    Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature

  • With this exception, the censure originates only in a fanciless way of thinking, to which everything appears unnatural that does not suit its own tame insipidity.

    Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

  • [28] "The censure," observes Schlegel, "originates in a fanciless way of thinking, to which every thing appears unnatural that does not suit its tame insipidity.

    Characteristics of Women Moral, Poetical, and Historical

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