Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no tenant; unoccupied; vacant; untenanted.

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

  • adjective Having no tenants; unoccupied.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Lacking a tenant; unoccupied.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Thousands of flats stood empty and tenantless, impossible to sell on.

    The Priest

  • As if in a transformation scene, the apparently tenantless jungle spawned into life.

    CHAPTER IX

  • Klondike, he found the big flat as desolate and tenantless as ever.

    Chapter X

  • Global warming or global cooling – I am never sure which to fear most when I wake in the morning – meltdown in the international banking system, recession, the possibility that Tony Blair might one day be el Caudillo of Europa, graves standing tenantless and the sheeted dead squeaking and gibbering in the London streets: enough, you may think, to be going on with.

    A Rift Too Far?

  • Global warming or global cooling – I am never sure which to fear most when I wake in the morning – meltdown in the international banking system, recession, the possibility that Tony Blair might one day be el Caudillo of Europa, graves standing tenantless and the sheeted dead squeaking and gibbering in the London streets: enough, you may think, to be going on with.

    Archive 2008-02-03

  • “I will sit below till morning,” said the Maid of the Mill; and, tripping down stairs, heard Edward bolt and bar the door of the now tenantless apartment with vain caution.

    The Monastery

  • What if this fireside be tenantless, save for the presence of one weak old man?

    Master Humphrey's Clock

  • What if this fireside be tenantless, save for the presence of one weak old man?

    Master Humphrey's Clock

  • Also a desert lies this region, a tenantless island,

    Poems and Fragments

  • Also a desert lies this region, a tenantless island,

    Poems and Fragments

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