Definitions

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  • adj. Wanting ease; lacking in ease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without ease.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wanting ease; lacking in ease.

Etymologies

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ease +‎ -less

Examples

  • Were the parasite female class in our own societies today to pass away, French fashions with their easeless and grotesque variations (shaped not for use or beauty, but the attracting of attention) would die out.

    Woman and Labour

  • When I was away from her -- oh, the easeless longing that was almost pain, the fanciful elaboration of our last talk, the hint of her graces in bird and flower and tree!

    The Trail of '98 A Northland Romance

  • I can think of him now as he sat there, wresting out of his easeless years one moment of those seminary dreams; the color of far-away, the sweet shock of the alien and the bizarre, the enormous odds, the Game.

    The Best Short Stories of 1917 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story

  • And I wot that whilst their mothers wept, easeless, their fathers 'hearts swelled within them, and held somewhat of their Pain away from them for a time.

    The Night Land: Chapter 4

  • Then shall they cry for sorrow of heart, and howl for vexation of spirit, perhaps in this world, when their laughter shall be turned into mourning and their joy into heaviness, and certainly in that world where the torment will be endless, easeless, and remediless -- nothing but weeping, and wailing, and gnashing of teeth, to eternity.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Woe unto such, for it is but now, for a little time, that they laugh; they shall mourn and weep shortly, shall mourn and weep eternally, in a world where there is nothing but weeping and wailing, endless, easeless, and remediless sorrow.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • And I wot that whilst their mothers wept, easeless, their fathers’ hearts swelled within them, and held somewhat of their Pain away from them for a time.

    The Night Land

  •   =  43° -- 02 '} (4) {R} oaring (3) {M} agnificent (0) {C} easeless

    Assimilative Memory or, How to Attend and Never Forget

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