Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Unyielding.

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

  • adjective obsolete Without yielding; unyielding.

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  • adjective Not providing any yield or return.
  • adjective archaic unyielding

Etymologies

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yield +‎ -less

Examples

  • But Plummer honesty, grim and yieldless, said, "You can't thank her, because you're not thankful."

    Rebecca Mary

  • "gibberish," "nonsense" - it has been frequently said that Wallace's fiction, its virtues notwithstanding, displayed its author's inability to restrain himself; that, however smart he was, he wasn't smart enough to write fiction that didn't distract the reader with yieldless shows of virtuosity; that the net result was work that, in its excess, was often boring and lacked heart.

    The New York Review of Books

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