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ˈneɪm lɪsname·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nameless, unidentified, unknown, unnamedadjective

    being or having an unknown or unnamed source

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


  1. namelessadjective

    not having a name; unnamed

  2. namelessadjective

    whose name is unknown; unidentified or obscure

  3. namelessadjective


  4. namelessadjective

    unable to be described or expressed

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Namelessadjective

    Etymology: from name.

    On the cold earth lies th’ unregarded king,
    A headless carcass, and a nameless thing. John Denham.

    The milky way,
    Fram’d of many nameless stars. Edmund Waller.

    Thy reliques, Rowe, to this fair shrine we trust,
    And sacred, place by John Dryden’s awful dust;
    Beneath a rude and nameless stone he lies,
    To which thy tomb shall guide enquiring eyes. Alexander Pope.

    Little credit is due to accusations of this kind, when they come from suspected, that is, from nameless pens. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Namelessadjective

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

  2. Namelessadjective

    undistinguished; not noted or famous

  3. Namelessadjective

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

  4. Namelessadjective

    unnamable; indescribable; inexpressible


  1. Nameless

    Nameless is a 1923 Austrian film directed by Michael Curtiz.

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Anagrams for nameless »

  1. salesmen

  2. lameness

  3. maleness

  4. maneless

  5. meanless

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nameless in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nameless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of nameless in a Sentence

  1. Kardashian West:

    I definitely take a family survey, but it's usually after the baby's born and we're trying to figure out what the baby looks like, i usually go about three or four days nameless until I feel like it really connects with the baby.

  2. Betty Naomi Friedan:

    American housewives have not had their brains shot away, nor are they schizophrenic in the clinical sense. But if ... the fundamental human drive is not the urge for pleasure or the satisfaction of biological needs, but the need to grow and to realize one's full potential, their comfortable, empty, purposeless days are indeed cause for a nameless terror.

  3. Mariana Fulger:

    The heart – a living clock that houses loved souls in nameless cities.

  4. Elisa Martinez:

    The fashion in which the nameless UNMHSC employee custom orders baby's brains from Boyd's abortion clinic is shocking and disgusting-- but worse, the UNMHSC employee order babies' brains to dissect with summer camp students, which is admitted by UNM HSC chief administrator in the video obtained by New Mexico Alliance for Life.

  5. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    The only thing we have to fear is fear itself--nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.

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a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
  • A. slip
  • B. value
  • C. gauge
  • D. contribution

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