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Princeton's WordNet

  1. causeless, reasonlessadjective

    having no justifying cause or reason

    "a senseless, causeless murder"; "a causeless war that never had an aim"; "an apparently arbitrary and reasonless change"

  2. causeless, fortuitous, uncausedadjective

    having no cause or apparent cause

    "a causeless miracle"; "fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune"; "we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times"

Wiktionary

  1. causelessadjective

    Having no obvious cause; fortuitous or inexplicable

  2. causelessadjective

    groundless or unreasonable

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Causelessadjective

    Etymology: from cause.

    Reach th’ Almighty’s sacred throne,
    And make his causeless pow’r, the cause of all things, known. Richard Blackmore, Creation.

    Yet is my truth yplight,
    And love avow’d to other lady late,
    That, to remove the same, I have no might;
    To change love causeless, is reproach to warlike knight. Edmund Spenser, Fairy Queen, b. ii. cant. vii. stanz. 50.

    And me and mine, threats not with war but death;
    Thus causeless hatred endless is uneath. Edward Fairfax, b. iv.

    The causeless dislike, which others have conceived, is no sufficient reason for us to forbear in any place. Richard Hooker, b. v.

    As women yet who apprehend
    Some sudden cause of causeless fear,
    Although that seeming cause take end,
    A shaking through their limbs they find. Edmund Waller.

    Alas! my fears are causeless and ungrounded,
    Fantastick dreams, and melancholy fumes. John Denham, Sophy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Causelessadjective

    1. Self-originating; uncreated

  2. Causelessadjective

    without just or sufficient reason; groundless

  3. Causelessadverb

    without cause or reason

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of causeless in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of causeless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of causeless in a Sentence

  1. Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaCohen Kook:

    The Second Temple was destroyed because of causeless hatred. Perhaps the Third will be rebuilt because of causeless love.

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  • необоснован, безпричинен, неоснователенBulgarian
  • pakupakuMāori

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