Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Without a house or habitation; without shelter: as, the houseless child of want.
- adj. lacking or in need of a house or home
- adj. homeless but not wanting for local ties, affiliations or roots in a particular community.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Destitute of the shelter of a house; shelterless; homeless.
- house + -less (Wiktionary)
“Were ye not friendless, houseless, penniless, when I took ye by the handand are ye not expelling meme, and that innocent girlfriendless, houseless, and penniless, from the house that has sheltered us and ours for a thousand years?”
“(Companions of the bench or sofa) were certain houseless Believers lodged by the Prophet.”
“Heavy D was incredibly articulate and funny and had so much going for her it was just so baffling as to why she was "houseless," as she put it.”
“Where the Northern Lights come down o 'nights to dance on the houseless snow.”
“Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another; but let him labor diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.”
“But one of the things that differentiates you from other documentary filmmakers is that you're shown as an active character in the story and at least in what I've seen in your episode following the houseless girl in San Francisco, it looks as though at times, you sometimes pass judgment on the situation.”
“She was a woman tramp, a houseless soul, too independent to drag her failing carcass through the workhouse door.”
“For the artist, this was the experience of the 20th century: alienation, houseless wandering and a desperate quest for answers to the conundrum of existence.”
“When David Copperfield, a middle-class child-laborer in a factory, finally finds his aunt, he says that "I thought of all the solitary places under the night sky where I had slept, and how I prayed that I never might be houseless any more, and never might forget the houseless.”
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