Definitions

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  • adj. Lacking history.

Etymologies

history +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It denies the idea there are other traditions at all, simply a common pedigree of commercialism that is historyless: as Silliman writes, "soft surrealism itself is about packaging such disquieting phenomena in ways that are always already understood."

    David's comment

  • Being forced to trade my possessions with all their lovely stories and character, for soulless, storyless, historyless, mass produced junk.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • Suddenly capitalism was no longer seen as an historic social vehicle under constant tension but as a static, rather historyless, mode of organization.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • They all told the same story -- a stable economy, a static population, a peaceful and undisturbed Empire; eight centuries, five at least, of historyless tranquility.

    Ministry of Disturbance

  • Plays, and try to fit them to the historyless Stratford stage-manager, they sound wild, strange, incredible, ludicrous; but when we put them in the mouth of Bacon they do not sound strange, they seem in their natural and rightful place, they seem at home there.

    What Is Man? and Other Essays

  • They and their predecessors have even done the same time after time, but most of them are historyless and just blinded by their own power or ideologic dreams about an abstract future, yes, then they forget the big pendulum of history that always returns, because it is the same people, the same human characters that make the mess every time.

    _Politik

  • When we read the praises bestowed by Lord Penzance and the other illustrious experts upon the legal condition and legal aptnesses, brilliances, profundities and felicities so prodigally displayed in the Plays, and try to fit them to the historyless Stratford stage-manager, they sound wild, strange, incredible, ludicrous; but when we put them in the mouth of Bacon they do not sound strange, they seem in their natural and rightful place, they seem at home there.

    Is Shakespeare Dead?

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