What does pathless mean?

Definitions for pathless

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word pathless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pathless, roadless, trackless, untracked, untrod, untroddenadjective

    lacking pathways

    "trackless wilderness"; "roadless areas"


  1. pathlessadjective

    Without a path or trail.

  2. pathlessadjective


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pathlessadjective

    Untrodden; not marked with paths.

    Etymology: from path.

    Ask thou the citizens of pathless woods;
    What cut the air with wings, what swim in floods. George Sandys.

    Like one that had been led astray
    Through the heav’ns wide pathless way. John Milton.

    In fortune’s empire blindly thus we go,
    And wander after pathless destiny,
    Whose dark resorts since prudence cannot know;
    In vain it would provide. Dryden.

    Through mists obscure, she wings her tedious way,
    Now wanders dazzl’d with too bright a day;
    And from the summit of a pathless coast
    Sees infinite, and in that sight is lost. Matthew Prior.


  1. pathless

    Pathless refers to an area, terrain or landscape that does not have a marked or designated path, route or road, making it difficult to navigate or traverse. It can also refer to something that is unexplored or untouched. Furthermore, in a metaphorical context, it can describe a situation or journey that lacks clear direction, guidance or precedent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pathlessadjective

    having no beaten path or way; untrodden; impenetrable; as, pathless woods

How to pronounce pathless?

How to say pathless in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pathless in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pathless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of pathless in a Sentence

  1. George Gordon Byron:

    There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more.

  2. Krishnamurti:

    Truth is a pathless land.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for pathless

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for pathless »


Find a translation for the pathless definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"pathless." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 22 May 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/pathless>.

Discuss these pathless definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for pathless? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    indecision in speech or action
    A wavering
    B elan
    C ignominy
    D concoction

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for pathless: