Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a nameless manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a nameless manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb Without using, or revealing a name; anonymously.

Etymologies

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nameless +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "Coach Belichick is a 'players' coach' too," Mr. Woodhead said, namelessly referring back to his first coach this season, Mr. Ryan, a bombastic one-of-the-guys sort.

    So What Makes Belichick Great?

  • A patient afflicted with AIDS thus evaporated from individual existence and morphed instantly into an imagined archetype—a young gay man, fresh out of the bathhouses, defiled and ravaged by profligacy, now lying namelessly in the hospital wards of New York or San Francisco.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • A patient afflicted with AIDS thus evaporated from individual existence and morphed instantly into an imagined archetype—a young gay man, fresh out of the bathhouses, defiled and ravaged by profligacy, now lying namelessly in the hospital wards of New York or San Francisco.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • A patient afflicted with AIDS thus evaporated from individual existence and morphed instantly into an imagined archetype—a young gay man, fresh out of the bathhouses, defiled and ravaged by profligacy, now lying namelessly in the hospital wards of New York or San Francisco.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • He shows how Rilke cultivated the sense of dislocation that fostered his best work, especially during the years he lived in Paris "namelessly alone," witnessing the terrifying scenes he would mold into the feverish visions of his alter ego Malte, the Prodigal Son, "a man who didn't want to be loved."

    The Elegant Variation:

  • He shows how Rilke cultivated the sense of dislocation that fostered his best work, especially during the years he lived in Paris "namelessly alone," witnessing the terrifying scenes he would mold into the feverish visions of his alter ego Malte, the Prodigal Son, "a man who didn't want to be loved."

    MARGINALIA - THE GONE TO BEA EDITION

  • By the time Home Secretary Dr. John Reid moved to proscribe the latest incarnation of al-Muhajiroun, al-Ghurabaa, this sprawling interconnected network was fully functioning, continuing to operate namelessly, despite proscription.

    Ex-UK intel official says liquid explosive claims 'fiction'

  • Straining his eyes into the skies he thought he caught a glimpse of a shapeless and horrific Thing crossing the dim stars -- in which the writhing limbs of a human mingled namelessly with great wings and a shadowy shape -- but so quickly it was gone, he could not be sure.

    Wings in the Night

  • There are battered gods tumbled out of Olympus and broken in the fall, and set up under niches and over fountains; there are senators namelessly, noselessly, noiselessly seated under archways, or lurking in courts and gardens.

    The Newcomes

  • Sushar Rosky--lest she dies namelessly--is a Sri Lankan maid who killed herslf by hanging early morning yesterday in Sidon in Lebanon.

    Wednesday, August 31, 2005

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