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  • adj. Having no people; uninhabited

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of people.


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  • The early morning empty city filled her with a near orgasmic calm, a vast expanse of buildings and streets built for volumes of people, eerily peopleless, the sun, new and fresh, glinting off of endless sheets of metal and glass.

    Appreciating Her Situation Uniquely

  • "We're matching homeless people with peopleless homes," - said Max Rameau.

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  • This Kindle 2 will do the trick for the reader on the peopleless Twilight Zone episode... unless he's clumsy like our novice President.

    The Kindle 2.

  • Perhaps inspired by these peopleless settings, Bourgeois went on, in the early 1990s, to create sewn fabric pieces of heads and figures, and then, soon thereafter, fairly realistic spiders cast in bronze, one of which is over thirty feet high.

    Daring and Disturbing

  • Most of her New York oils were nightscapes, in which her peopleless city was illuminated by a reddish malevolent glow coming from the millions of colored lights.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • One old navigator -- Coates -- describes the beat of the angry tide at the rock base and the silver voice of the mountain brooks, like the treble and bass of some great cathedral organ sounding its diapason to the glory of God in this peopleless wilderness.

    The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book

  • His spirit, great to withstand the hardships of the body, strong to deny itself, so that even at the last he had resisted the temptation of hunger and divided with his dog, in its weakened condition could not stand the exposure to the loneliness, to the barren winds of a peopleless world.

    The Silent Places

  • He continued straight into the North the next day and several times Philip scrutinized his map, which told him in that direction there lay nothing but peopleless barrens as far as the Great Slave.

    Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest mounted Police

  • Five minutes later he was plodding steadily ahead of his big Mackenzie hound into the peopleless barrens to the south and west.

    Philip Steele of the Royal Northwest mounted Police

  • And there, also, were parks, pleasure-grounds, and public squares, all so admirably defined by the agency of the winds and rains of ages, that the traveller might readily imagine himself to have arrived within the precincts of the deserted city of some peopleless country, whose splendor and magnificence once more than vied with the far-famed Palmyra of the desert, even in its best days.



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