Definitions

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  • adj. Lacking wounds

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Free from wound or hurt; exempt from being wounded; invulnerable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Free from hurt or injury.
  • Invulnerable; incapable of being wounded.
  • Unwounding; harmless.

Etymologies

wound +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The prospect of a similar business of exposition, certainly devolving upon the father in treaty with the fortunate youth, gripped at his vitals a minute, so intense was his pride in appearing woundless and scarless, a shining surface, like pure health's, in the sight of men.

    One of Our Conquerors — Complete

  • At break of day, by your own confession, a grave was opened in that spot, and there a combat was fought — only one of the combatants appears, and he is covered with blood, and to all appearance woundless.” —

    The Monastery

  • a minute, so intense was his pride in appearing woundless and scarless,

    One of Our Conquerors — Volume 2

  • a minute, so intense was his pride in appearing woundless and scarless, a shining surface, like pure health's, in the sight of men.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • At break of day, by your own confession, a grave was opened in that spot, and there a combat was fought -- only one of the combatants appears, and he is covered with blood, and to all appearance woundless. "

    The Monastery

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