Definitions

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  • adjective Devoid of youth; old, aged.

Etymologies

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youth +‎ -less

Examples

  • She was young, but her face had a tired, youthless look.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • She was young, but her face had a tired, youthless look.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • She was young, but her face had a tired, youthless look.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Caitlin's daughter had been sixteen then, tall and lean-limbed, with green, youthless eyes and a lispy smile.

    In Other Worlds

  • Her face was large and flat, youthless, ageless, crowned with an ugly black hat, poorly ribboned; her hands were clasped clumsily on the skirt of her poor cotton dress, ill-fitting.

    The Workingman's Paradise An Australian Labour Novel

  • So she told Phyllis, with both her quivering little hands locked in one of Phyllis 'strong, firm ones, the whole story -- the story of the shut up, youthless life among the people who came to give her grandfather homage, and regarded her as a plaything or a stage-property, and of how she had seen the two young lovers one wet day, and been stirred into a wild rebellion for a youth of her own.

    The Wishing-Ring Man

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