Definition of "stateless" [state•less]

  • Having no state. (adjective)
  • Not having any recognized citizenship in a state or nation. (adjective)

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Use "stateless" in a sentence
  • "Remain stateless and without political or social rights forever, a permanently homeless caste scattered across the Middle East?"
  • "We have learned that no revolutionary project can be complete while men systematically dominate and exploit women; that socialism is a rather empty goal -- even if it is "stateless" -- if men's domination of women is left intact."
  • "We have learned that no revolutionary project can be complete while men systematically dominate and exploit women; that socialism is a rather empty goal - even if it is "stateless" - if men's domination of women is left intact."