Definitions

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  • adj. Feeble; lacking spirit or activity; shiftless.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Feeble; wanting spirit or activity; shiftless.

Etymologies

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From dow +‎ -less.

Examples

  • Outside of a single black chest set against one stone wall, and the Table itself, there were no furnishings in the win-dowless space.

    Soarer's Choice

  • The main entry was a vaulted stone enclosure, win-dowless, that soared a good three stories, lit by an enoriuous crystal cnanaener.

    Cadmian's Choice

  • Latelle, his wife, was cooking the breakfast porridge on a small, iron-topped brick stove built into a corner of the win-dowless wagon, and the air was sharp with spices.

    Knife of Dreams

  • Cedric waited until the peasant had vanished through the black opening into the win-dowless little hut, then chuckled

    Fortress Of Frost And Fire

  • Cedric waited until the peasant had vanished through the black opening into the win - dowless little hut, then chuckled

    Fortress Of Frost And Fire

  • Walls rose sheer to right and left, mostly win-dowless, enclosing the inward-looking houses that would prevail in Mediterranean countries for millennia to come.

    Time Patrolman

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  • "Feeble; wanting spirit or activity; shiftless."

    - Century Dictionary

    August 19, 2010