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  • adj. Without shade: exposed, not sheltered from the sun.
  • adj. Without shades of colour.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Being without shade; not shaded.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without shade or shelter from the light, heat, or the like: as, shadeless streets.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

shade +‎ -less


  • Relief efforts -- which are absolutely essential -- are ongoing in Port-au-Prince's tent cities and the ramshackle camps that have sprouted along the shadeless hillsides outside the capital.

    Eric Sorensen: Haiti's Future Hinges on New Ideas, Sustainable Agriculture and the Rural Environment

  • Yes, you can stand in front of your shadeless window for 15 minutes as soon as you roll out of bed.

    How To Become A Morning Person

  • We caromed down through a pueblito of little concrete houses painted in pastels, wooden huts with thatch roofs, a whitewashed school, and a full-sized shadeless basketball court.


  • Most of the rooms were only partly furnished now yet seemed crowded, for there were cartons and movers 'barrels amid the furniture, shadeless lamps, mirrors and wall hangings and stacks of leatherbound books unread for decades.

    The Devil's Bedpost

  • After dry fields and trees came the sand, shadeless burning miles of it, with long-running ridges of rock making scarified marks on its otherwise featureless face.

    A Year on the Wing

  • As he had done throughout the house, Liam had placed an inexpensive, shadeless table lamp in the center of the room.

    Fat Chance

  • On the hottest day, we would sit stuck in traffic, bare backs of legs stuck to the leatherette of our Ford Fairlane, park in an open scrub field, knowing that we would never see our car again, slog with other family pods to the long lines at the arching gates into a shadeless hell.

    Kate Clinton: Our State of Affairs is a Great State Fair

  • Lining the sidewalk are newly-planted trees, scrawny and shadeless.

    Arroyo Vista

  • BL had set aside a previously barren space for Pops, with an AeroBed next to a small night table and shadeless lamp.

    Holly Would Dream

  • She wanted to go outside at about 2: 00, but it was just too hot to play in the shadeless playground near our house.

    » Summertime Fun


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