from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or condition of being beardless.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being destitute of beard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or quality of being beardless.


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  • But then, he was traveling from one tropical climate to another, and he wouldn't need a shaving kit -- beardlessness was part of what made Indie men seem younger than their years -- and as for papers, those would all have been transmitted electronically.

    Pastwatch, the Redemtion of Christopher Columbus

  • He was a tall young man, with the characteristic beardlessness, fair hair and complexion, slightly slanted blue eyes of the Fireland mountaineers on New Vixen.


  • I was much beset by bawds, my youth still being enough to explain my beardlessness.

    The Persian Boy

  • And as he came upright and the light of the lanterns fell full upon his face the astonishingly white fairness of it was revealed -- a woman's face it might have been, so softly rounded was it in its beardlessness.

    The Sea-Hawk

  • Beards, beardlessness, voice, beauty are all related to sexual charm, and have been selectively developed.

    Life of Charles Darwin

  • Yet the speaker was a youngish, feminine-looking man of about thirty, notable for his beardlessness, in the crowded circle of bearded and moustachioed Californians, and had been one of the most absorbed of the enthusiastic audience.

    The Crusade of the Excelsior

  • Moreover, Pakistan's fear of vilification and failure has given birth to an increasingly paranoid brand of Islam that seeks to impose stricter controls - on education, women's rights, dancing, beardlessness, and sex - and close society to all forms of modernity.

    Opinion Source: Delivering summaries of editorial and op-ed pieces from major papers by email.


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