Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Aimless; heedless.

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

  • adjective obsolete Without design.

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  • adjective Without design.

Etymologies

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design +‎ -less

Examples

  • As you have mentioned on other posts Lady Lydia women's clothing has gotten so drab and designless.

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  • Ugly, designless creatures caused him to cease to look for deity in nature, where all happens by chance.

    Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene

  • It was natural that those who had been foremost in preaching mindless designless luck as the main means of organic modification, should lend themselves with alacrity to the task of getting rid of thought and feeling from all share in the direction and governance of the world.

    Luck or Cunning?

  • The coils and turns upon this leaf, like many other markings of nature, form a designless design, the idea of which is not traceable back to a mind.

    Field and Hedgerow Being the Last Essays of Richard Jefferies

  • Those little time differences are not worth the cobalts designless basic chevy interior that you have to live with.

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  • The final design THEY chose—I don’t remember anybody asking the people of New York City what they wanted in that place--was this truly ugly designless mimimal design tall finger of a building--just like your middle finger looks when you're shooting someone the bird.

    Shootin' the Finger at the World

  • "the true stumbling-block of Mr. Darwin's theory, the perilous and slippery point, is the passage from artificial to natural selection; it is when he wants to establish that a blind and designless nature has been able to obtain, by the occurrence of circumstances, the same results which man obtains by thoughtful and well calculated industry."

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