Definitions for namelessˈneɪm lɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

name•lessˈneɪm lɪs(adj.)

  1. having no name.

  2. not referred to by name.

  3. anonymous:

    a nameless source of information.

  4. incapable of being specified or described.

  5. too shocking or vile to be specified:

    a nameless crime.

  6. having no legitimate paternal name, as a child born out of wedlock.

  7. unknown to fame; obscure.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nameless, unidentified, unknown, unnamed(adj)

    being or having an unknown or unnamed source

    "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor"


  1. nameless(Adjective)

    not having a name; unnamed

  2. nameless(Adjective)

    whose name is unknown; unidentified or obscure

  3. nameless(Adjective)


  4. nameless(Adjective)

    unable to be described or expressed

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nameless(adj)

    without a name; not having been given a name; as, a nameless star

  2. Nameless(adj)

    undistinguished; not noted or famous

  3. Nameless(adj)

    not known or mentioned by name; anonymous; as, a nameless writer

  4. Nameless(adj)

    unnamable; indescribable; inexpressible


  1. Nameless

    Nameless is a 1923 Austrian film directed by Michael Curtiz.

Translations for nameless

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not having a name

a nameless fear.

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