Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Weak; feeble; pithless.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Kelly says of the word "foisonless," that it means "without strength or sap; dried up; withered."

    The Proverbs of Scotland

  • Insurrection of Women, how foisonless, unedifying, undelightful; like small ale palled, like an effervescence that has effervesced!

    The French Revolution

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  • From Thomas Carlyle's The French Revolution

    March 6, 2011