Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having no excuse; not admitting of excuse or apology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having no excuse; not admitting of excuse or apology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having no excuse.
  • Inexcusable.

Etymologies

excuse +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This excuseless /ju/ is perpetuated in Teach Yourself Ancient Greek 2002, Alan Henry and Gavin Betts - a couple of Australian academics, at Monash, which is my old university.

    languagehat.com: CLASSICAL LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION PROJECT.

  • It is but just to say that Democrats of the better sort totally disapproved of this public indecency and excuseless outrage.

    The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes

  • Great God! Forgive an injury so wanton, so excuseless!

    To-morrow?

  • Privately speaking, this is a sordid and criminal war, and in every way shameful and excuseless.

    Mark Twain's Letters — Volume 4 (1886-1900)

  • Likewise excuseless is any man in our time who makes lifelong alliance with any one who, because of her disposition, or heredity, or habits, or intellectual vanity, or _moral twistification_, may be said to be of the Philistines.

    The Wedding Ring A Series of Discourses for Husbands and Wives and Those Contemplating Matrimony

  • In my opinion, the way RPM's are handled is excuseless.

    OSNews

  • To awake our regard then, or to leave us excuseless, if we continue regardless, all this He bare for us; that He might as truly make a case of Si fueit amor sicut amor Meus, as he did before of Si fuerit dolor sicut dolor Meus.

    The Continuum

  • If, from the loftiest epic to the tritest novel, a heroine is often little more than a name to which we are called upon to bow, as to a symbol representing beauty, and if we ourselves (be we ever so indifferent in our common life to fair faces) feel that, in art at least, imagination needs an image of the Beautiful -- if, in a word, both poet and reader here would not be left excuseless, it is because in our inmost hearts there is a sentiment which links the ideal of beauty with the Supersensual.

    What Will He Do with It? — Volume 07

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