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  • noun The state or condition of being armless; lack of arms.

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Examples

  • Headlessness, armlessness and dismemberment →

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  • These just happen to be the people in her sweetie's peer group, and after all, they are pretty punk-rock looking, what with the armlessness and all.

    The real Diane Arbus and "Fur"

  • These just happen to be the people in her sweetie's peer group, and after all, they are pretty punk-rock looking, what with the armlessness and all.

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  • He most likely guessed directly that it was a discarded lover he had to deal with, but from sympathy for me, and also a profound sense of my absolute armlessness, he treated me with extraordinary gentleness.

    The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories

  • If he learns to use his "disability" Tessa said to call it "armlessness" – in a special way, he could really be an interesting kind of point guard down in the paint.

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  • If he learns to use his "disability" Tessa said to call it "armlessness" – in a special way, he could really be an interesting kind of point guard down in the paint.

    5/11/02 I don't know if

  • He most likely guessed directly that it was a discarded lover he had to deal with, but from sympathy for me, and also a profound sense of my absolute armlessness, he treated me with extraordinary gentleness.

    The Diary of a Superfluous Man and Other Stories

  • At one point von Glasow asks one of his female subjects, Doris Pakendorf, whether she's ever had a relationship with a man who found her armlessness "pretty."

    Chicago Reader

  • Questioned about the armlessness of Christ in his Crucifixion 9 (1987, now in the Tate), Aitchison remarked, "Everybody knows who He is.

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