Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without proof.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wanting sufficient evidence to induce belief; not proved.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lacking sufficient evidence to constitute proof; not proved.

Etymologies

proof +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "I shall take great pleasure in confounding my enemies should the matter be brought before a court, -- I'm sure if the colonel can stand that sort of thing I can, -- but as for defending myself or anybody else from utterly unjust and proofless suspicions, it's quite another thing."

    From the Ranks

  • It is an amorphous accusation, sweeping and vague, spleen-born and proofless.

    Twenty-One Days in India; and, the Teapot Series

  • English Milord, who has never ceased to besiege the court or the minister with alleged extenuations of our cousin's rebellion, and proofless assertions that I shared it in order to entangle my kinsman, and betrayed it in order to profit by his spoils.

    My Novel — Complete

  • And methinks I should have done so, but for this accursed, intermeddling English Milord, who has never ceased to besiege the court or the minister with alleged extenuations of our cousin's rebellion, and proofless assertions that I shared it in order to entangle my kinsman, and betrayed it in order to profit by his spoils.

    My Novel — Volume 08

  • Atheism, a primitive ideology, proofless evidenceless, which most are riding the hype.

    Top News

  • And also predictably, when one of these threads are posted, a couple of our usual posters use this as an opportunity to mock those of us who choose to worship a higher power that requires a proofless faith.

    Peach Pundit

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