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  • n. The condition of being eventless; a lack of events


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  • But days of highly-tedious eventlessness were still ahead of the war-fleet.

    Talents, Incorporated

  • But above all, he was pleased with the natural eventlessness of the whole adventure, which was in perfect agreement with his taste; and just as his reveries began to lose shape in dreams, he was aware of an absurd pride in the fact that all this could have happened to him in our commonplace time and hemisphere.

    Complete March Family Trilogy

  • It is no use to pretend that in little over a year I can have become accustomed to the eventlessness of life in Altruria.

    Through the Eye of the Needle A Romance

  • One of them is a fundamental discomfort with narrative itself, and involves admitting to yourself that you derive your basic pleasure not from knowing what happens next, but from arrested time or eventlessness; this makes you constantly wish, as you're writing, that you were elsewhere, or it makes you work to make the novel accommodate that impulse.

    The Guardian World News


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