from The Century Dictionary.
- Infirm; sickly.
- Unwholesome; unhealthy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Without health, whether of body or mind; infirm.
- adjective rare Not conducive to health; unwholesome.
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Far too many of our children have become members of what I call the 5-H Club -- hungry, healthless, homeless, hugless, and hopeless.
Early in March a great transport sailed from Manila Bay, laden with sick and disabled soldiers -- the lame, the healthless and the mad.
"Twin-child of Cacus; Vulcan was their sire, Full offspring both of healthless fume and fire!"
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O wisdom, with how sweet an art doth thy wine and oil restore health to my healthless soul!
O Almighty God and gracious Father of men and angels, who openest thy hand and fillest all things living with plenty; and hast provided for thy servant sufficient to satisfy all my needs: teach me to use thy creatures soberly and temperately, that I may not with loads of meat and drink make the temptations of my enemy to prevail upon me, or my spirit unapt for the performance of my duty, or my body healthless, or my affections sensual and unholy.
Prince Ahmad then told her of the old woman who was healthless and helpless, adding, "Scarce had I set out on my journey when I espied this ancient dame lying hard by the roadside, suffering and in sore distress.