Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Unmusical; inharmonious.

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  • adjective Without music

Etymologies

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music +‎ -less

Examples

  • These two—starkness and the musicless, small state of mind with which I began—certainly go together.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • These two—starkness and the musicless, small state of mind with which I began—certainly go together.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • These two—starkness and the musicless, small state of mind with which I began—certainly go together.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • These two—starkness and the musicless, small state of mind with which I began—certainly go together.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • The teenage years are hard enough without being homeless, though, and musicless, to boot.

    What Would Linus Do? | Her Bad Mother

  • The teenage years are hard enough without being homeless, though, and musicless, to boot.

    What Would Linus Do?

  • As part of a new cost-saving scheme my department had been moved into smaller, windowless, musicless, phoneless, coffeeless and humorless quarters.

    weapons of massdistraction › Thunder-free Monday

  • Naitachal glanced around the dark, joyless, musicless realm about him and fought down a shudder, realizing only now just how far he had come in the last few years from what he'd been.

    The Chaos Gate

  • When my mind lags, wearied with the strain of forcing out thoughts about dark, musicless, colourless, detached substance, it recovers its elasticity as soon as I resort to the powers of another mind which commands light, harmony, colour.

    The World I Live In

  • THOSE sounds of combat which penetrated to an anxious kitchen were deep, rasping breathings, muttered exclamations and grunts, a shuffling of feet that was not unlike a musicless dance, a swish-swishing, as if the

    The Rich Little Poor Boy

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