Definitions

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  • n. The absence of fire.

Etymologies

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fireless +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Then they fell from instinct into reason, and thus into technology; from simple signals into complex grammar, and thus into humanity; from firelessness into fire, and thence into weaponry; and from seasonal mating into an incessant sexual twitching.

    London Review of Books

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