Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being trackless.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being without a track or path.

Etymologies

trackless +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They might not have receded fast, but in sixteen years they would have traveled into tracklessness.

    Starfarers

  • Was it for this that they had done their duty, was if for this that they had faced the delta, the tracklessness, the tharlarion, the insects, the hunger, the arrows of rencers, the blades of Cos?

    Magicians of Gor

  • Then, too, the encircling plain is like water in its tracklessness.

    The Silent Isle

  • And out of all this spacious tracklessness comes a sense of endless remoteness.

    The Silent Isle

  • Hitherto, in accordance with a woodcraft invented to meet the emergency, and entirely his own, he had avoided anything in the nature of a road or a pathway, in order to take advantage of the tracklessness which formed his obvious protection; but now he judged the moment come for putting actual space between his pursuers and himself.

    The Wild Olive

  • She did not suspect that her grandmother had been doing anything for her by the space around her, or that now, by the tracklessness, the lostness, she was doing yet more.

    What's Mine's Mine — Volume 2

  • [sonorous = full, deep, rich sound; impressive in style of speech] sophistical argument soporific emanations [soporific = inducing sleep] sordid selfishness sorely beset sorrowful resignation soulless mechanism sounding verbiage sourly ascetic sovereign panacea spacious tracklessness sparkling splendor specialized skill specific characteristics specious artifice

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  • Nor is it an uncommon occurrence that in the most unexpected fashion, and in the most retired of retreats, one will suddenly come face to face with a man whose burning periods will lead one to forget oneself and the tracklessness of the route and the discomfort of one’s nightly halting-places, and the futility of crazes and the falseness of tricks by which one human being deceives another.

    Dead Souls

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