Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no shore or coast; of indefinite or unlimited extent.

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

  • adjective Having no shore or coast; of indefinite or unlimited extent.

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  • adjective Without a shore, or with no shore in sight; boundless.

Etymologies

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shore +β€Ž -less

Examples

  • There, he was humble enough to confess to himself, was a chartless, shoreless sea, about which he knew nothing and which he must nevertheless somehow navigate.

    Chapter XV

  • Every success against the terrorists is a reminder of the shoreless ambitions of this enemy.

    Text of Bush's State of the Union address

  • Or rather, thanks for the wander in the β€œthe shoreless city.”

    The Place to Be : Ange Mlinko : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Every success against the terrorists is a reminder of the shoreless ambitions of this enemy.

    Think Progress » Embargoed: State of the Union Text

  • Every success against the terrorists is a reminder of the shoreless ambitions of this enemy.

    Bush's Official State of the Union Speech

  • Every success against the terrorists is a reminder of the shoreless ambitions of this enemy.

    2007 State of the Union Address

  • The thoughts into which our spirit is suddenly plunged are like a shoreless sea, in which we may swim for a moment, but where our love is doomed to drown and die.

    The Purse

  • Every success against the terrorists is a reminder of the shoreless ambitions of this enemy.

    Hullabaloo

  • Montaigne, and apologists so dangerously rational as Pascal, who gave a rank and consistency to doubt even in showing that its seas were black and shoreless.

    Voltaire

  • The thoughts into which our spirit is suddenly plunged are like a shoreless sea, in which we may swim for a moment, but where our love is doomed to drown and die.

    The Purse

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  • When we came down from the lighthouse and it grew late, we would beg for an hour or two longer on the water, and row away in the twilight far out from land, where, with our faces turned from the Light, it seemed as if we were alone, and the sea shoreless; and as the darkness closed round us softly, we watched the stars come out, and were always glad to see Kate's star and my star, which we had chosen when we were children.

    --Sarah Orne Jewett, 1877, Deephaven

    November 21, 2009

  • Don't you mean shoreles?

    November 21, 2009

  • Maybe chartles.

    November 21, 2009