Definitions

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  • adj. Without grief; ungrieving.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without grief.

Etymologies

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grief +‎ -less

Examples

  • Wishing to allay his grief, she spoke the next two verses, and told him of her own griefless state.

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • He spoke no sympathy and no advice, nor even did he argue with her about the burial; he perceived somehow that she did not really hear what was said to her, and that these first griefless, sensible words came from some mechanism of the nerves; so he kept himself near her, and let her tell her story as she would.

    Lin McLean

  • Would thou hadst been left tearless and griefless amid the ships, seeing thy lot is very brief and endureth no long while; but now art thou made short-lived alike and lamentable beyond all men; in an evil hour I bare thee in our halls.

    The Iliad

  • On the contrary, there was no other man in the city, we are bold to affirm, of so much as half his years, who enjoyed so many lightsome and griefless moments as himself.

    The House of the Seven Gables

  • As St. Paul says, "Not that we desire to be unclothed, but to be clothed upon" -- to have a spiritual, deathless, griefless life instilled into the body.

    Daily Thoughts selected from the writings of Charles Kingsley by his wife

  • Over the course of the books (thus far, Lady Emily proceeds from griefless young widow (she barely becomes acquainted with her august husband before his untimely -- and dubious?

    Gregory Weinkauf: Tasha Alexander Unveils Dangerous to Know

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