Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a viewless manner.

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Examples

  • It gave me strange pleasure to follow these friends viewlessly, and I did follow them, as I thought, to the park.

    Villette

  • This festive elf is supposed to be a queer little creature that descends the chimney, viewlessly, in the deep hours of night, laden with gifts and presents, which he bestows with no sparing hand, reserving to himself a supernatural discrimination that he seems to exercise with every satisfaction.

    Christmas: Its Origin and Associations Together with Its Historical Events and Festive Celebrations During Nineteen Centuries

  • And all natural doubts of the possibility, all apparent denial in the real name of Linda Proudfit's poor young husband were for us both presently overborne by something which seemed viewlessly witnessing to the truth.

    Friendship Village

  • He did not want to argue, or to hunt an idea to death; and we had the supreme delight of long silences, during which our thoughts led us to the same point, the truest test that there is some subtle electrical affinity at work, moving viewlessly between heart and brain.

    At Large

  • It lay dark and desolate in the limitless woods, where a vague sense of motion gave token that the snow was still viewlessly falling in the dense obscurities.

    The Frontiersmen

  • Does it go on existing viewlessly, like the forces that shape spectres of frondage in the frost upon a window-pane?

    Kokoro Japanese Inner Life Hints

  • It gave me strange pleasure to follow these friends viewlessly, and I

    Villette

  • Then do our delighted eyes wander downward; then doth earth appear a glorious, though but a temporary palace, the gift of a gracious God to man! then do we feel an unaccountable assurance that angels visit the beautiful domain; then that (though viewlessly) they rejoice with, they sorrow for, (if angels can sorrow) and they minister unto "the heirs of salvation," as they did in the days of old, and as they will do, to the end of time.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 406, December 26, 1829

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