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  • adj. Having no distinguishing character or quality

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of any distinguishing quality; without character or force.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lacking a definite or positive character; commonplace; uninteresting; weak.
  • Unrecorded, as in history.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting


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  • My brother used to have a job that paid him to go spend days in characterless chain hotels in Singapore and Paris which of course is very different from being paid to spend days in Singapore and Paris themselves and he traded that job in for one that pays him to stay at home in Connecticut, but at least he gets to see Connecticut.

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  • Let us pause for a moment to give thanks for Defamer; now that Gawker is run by the kind of characterless swots your parents always wanted you to turn out like, there is a rapidly-shrinking pool of sources for good blog post swipitation.

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  • In regard to the character-drawing I may say that I have tried to make my figures rather "characterless," and I have done so for reasons I shall now state.

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  • The kind of 'characterless' idiot like you, said that you submitted three names excluding yourself.

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  • And in case you're wondering what Ayesha Takia has lashed out at Baba Ramdev for, well, the dude apparently said that all actors were "characterless".

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  • Are teenage girls and boys who are in a relationship 'characterless'?

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  • (retd) Manmohan Singh Liberhan on Monday said he was not a "characterless" person who would hand it over to the media.

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  • "characterless" pilsners brewed by Budweiser and Miller.

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  • "characterless" are some of the adjectives heaped by self-appointed critics on his designs. - Highschool

  • "characterless" white foam clamshell containers plate lunches are unfortunately most commonly served on nowadays.

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