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  • adj. Having no depth, or having a depth that is impossible to determine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having no depth; shallow.
  • adj. Of measureless depth; unfathomable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wanting depth; shallow.


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depth +‎ -less


  • Appropriately enough, the plate's iconic force -- reminiscent of non-perspectival medieval representations -- grows out of the violent contrast between the "depthless" Gestalt of Los trapped "in dreamless night" and his gaze of catastrophic expectation (reinforced by the toothless, semingly disfigured mouth).

    Bringing About the Past

  • His eyes are depthless, empty as a bull terrier's.

    Bad Attitude

  • I can see beyond, in my mind's eye, unending spaces, and superhuman silences, and depthless calm, till what I feel is almost fear.

    The Raptures of a Tragic Visionary

  • At another time it might have been a pretty journey, the hills just turning the colors of pumpkin and hay and pomegranate and the skies depthless and clear, but now everywhere one looked most of the trees had been felled for fuel and there was only a hazy, oppressive brightness refracted from the shorn hillsides.

    Excerpt: The Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee

  • The flat, featureless and suitably inhuman vacuum for their electronic sounds is classically postmodern and a creepy precursor of cinema's depthless green screen illusionism.

    Skye Sherwin: A Good Look

  • My only hope is that Weitz, with he screenwriting experience, will be able to repair the undoubtedly depthless script that Melissa handed him.

    Twilight Lexicon » Anna Lynn McCord Confirms New Moon Ambitions

  • They stood, motionless, balanced upon their skeletal legs, four pairs of depthless black and soulless eyes, watching us.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • Which is to say, that musical flourish has lost its original affect; it has become a depthless quotation in a shifting network of signification.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • All she could do was stare, reaching toward him with her gaze alone, pulling him to drown in the sorrow of those depthless black pools.


  • She looked into her own depthless eyes, the steady, unblinking gaze, and went over all the possibilities again.



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  • Truly contranymic, meaning (i) shallow and (ii) immeasurably deep.

    August 11, 2008