Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being stainless.

Etymologies

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stainless +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Here are a few ideas for an all white menu symbolizing the purity and the stainlessness of Mary's immaculate soul.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • The grime that comes through loving service is better than the stainlessness of inactivity; as the poet

    Problems of Conduct

  • These are the two results achieved by Righteousness, viz., the stainlessness of the soul and unsusceptibility of being touched by Unrighteousness.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 Books 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

  • It fell as thickly upon the gravestones in Trinity's ancient churchyard as upon the freshly turned earth in a corner of the paupers 'burying ground; and it set upon black corruption wherever it was in evidence the seal of a transient stainlessness.

    Flamsted quarries

  • To lead the pure Daphnis life of simplicity, stainlessness, communion with beautiful souls, was to lead the highest life.

    Austin and His Friends

  • And - and - by George, such an effect of purity and stainlessness.

    Angel Island

  • Neither the affection of her husband nor the stainlessness of her life could insure that she should close her days in the house whither she had come in her youth as a bride.

    The Women of the Caesars

  • Neither the affection of her husband nor the stainlessness of her life could insure that she should close her days in the house whither she had come in her youth as

    The Women of the Caesars

  • In vision, in insight, in purity, in stainlessness, in all that we reverence in human life and that good men strive to attain, we have no model to set beside His example.

    Sermons at Rugby

  • Should he be permitted to soil -- were it but in thought -- the lily of whose stainlessness the nation was so proud?

    Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen — Volume 1

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