Definitions

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  • adjective Without adventure; uneventful.

Etymologies

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adventure +‎ -less

Examples

  • He allowed himself to think that in certain circumstances he would rob his hank but, as these circumstances never arose, his life rolled out evenly — an adventureless tale.

    Dubliners

  • I reached the Austrian capital after an entirely adventureless journey, and felt that my enterprise was begun.

    In Direst Peril

  • She was seated on a bench beside a pool where grew water-lilies, and where in the summer sunshine the dragon-flies skimmed on the placid surface of the green water -- water that now and again was broken into a ripple by the quick twist of the tail of one of the fat old carp that lived their humdrum, adventureless years in the quiet depths.

    The Imaginary Marriage

  • He allowed himself to think that in certain circumstances he would rob his hank but, as these circumstances never arose, his life rolled out evenly -- an adventureless tale.

    Dubliners

  • At noon that day our adventureless adventurer had reached Bayley's Four -

    The Queen of Sheba & My Cousin the Colonel

  • A predictable, adventureless life: it's the worst, most common fate for a woman. "

    Our Titanic Love Affair

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