Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without ebb or flow.

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

  • adjective Having no tide.

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

  • adjective Without tides; nontidal.

Etymologies

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tide +‎ -less

Examples

  • Least irritation, least effort, the ideal existence: a jellyfish floating in a tideless, tepid, twilight sea.

    CHAPTER IX

  • Here was no fast current, but a tideless stretch of forty miles which must be rowed unless a fair wind blew.

    THE MEAT

  • Over the land which we were crossing, the tideless ocean had once been half a mile deep, and now the only trace of moisture was the hoarfrost one could sometimes find in caves which the searing sunlight never penetrated.

    Tin

  • It is easy enough to say that man is immortal simply because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking.

    Obama, Faulkner, and the Uses of Tragedy

  • On the shore of a misty, tideless lake stands the dark manor of Tuoni; there in the heart of a shadowy grove, in the bosom of a dewy thicket a cradle is prepared for thee with snowy linen and wrappings.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • It is easy enough to say that man is immortal because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking.

    Epic Reviews: Daybreak Part 2

  • On the shore of a misty, tideless lake stands the dark manor of Tuoni; there in the heart of a shadowy grove, in the bosom of a dewy thicket a cradle is prepared for thee with snowy linen and wrappings.

    Aleksis Kivi

  • It is easy enough to say that man is immortal because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Some weeks ago Pruned discovered Chicago's North Avenue Beach — and its tideless, shimmering blue-green waters; its unsalted offshore breezes; nearby multi-billion dollar seawalls as sculpted by the Army Corps of Engineers; the immigrant lakefill; and Lake Michigan's low E. coli count.

    Beached

  • Some weeks ago Pruned discovered Chicago's North Avenue Beach — and its tideless, shimmering blue-green waters; its unsalted offshore breezes; nearby multi-billion dollar seawalls as sculpted by the Army Corps of Engineers; the immigrant lakefill; and Lake Michigan's low E. coli count.

    Archive 2006-07-01

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