What does stateless mean?

Definitions for statelessˈsteɪt lɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stateless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homeless, stateless(adj)

    without nationality or citizenship

    "stateless persons"


  1. stateless(Adjective)

    Without a state or nationality, not subject to any state.

    UN Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons

  2. stateless(Adjective)

    Of a system or protocol, such that it does not keep a persistent state between transactions.

    A stateless server treats each request independently.

  3. stateless(Adjective)

    Without state or pomp.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stateless(adj)

    without state or pomp


  1. Stateless

    Stateless is an album by Lene Lovich first issued in the UK by Stiff Records. It was her first full-length album release, featuring her breakthrough single "Lucky Number". "Lucky Number" was covered the following year by Nina Hagen in her Unbehagen album, with lyrics in German, titled "Wir Leben immer ... noch".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stateless in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stateless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Adjouma Ibrahim:

    Our kids are stateless. We don't have travel documents – nothing.

  2. Subin Mulmi of the Forum:

    This means all children of single mothers will not be able to get citizenship certificates and they will become stateless.

  3. Adjouma Ibrahim:

    Our future is already gone, so we are thinking of our kids' future, our kids are stateless. We don't have travel documents – nothing.

  4. Rohingya Muslim:

    We don't accept the term 'stateless' being used by the international community. They came from Bangladesh, they have the same religion, race, perceptions and traditions as people in Bangladesh.

  5. John Updike:

    To say that war is madness is like saying that sex is madness: true enough, from the standpoint of a stateless eunuch, but merely a provocative epigram for those who must make their arrangements in the world as given.

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