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Definition of "nameless" []

  • Having or bearing no name: nameless stars. (adjective)
  • Unknown by name; obscure: the nameless dead. (adjective)
  • Not designated by name; anonymous: a nameless benefactor. (adjective)
  • Defying description; inexpressible: nameless horror. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nameless" in a sentence
  • "The popularity of Harry Potter and other poorly written books that shall remain nameless is sad, especially when there are so many better books and authors * cough*Lili*cough*."
  • "My copy editor who will remain nameless is very, very good."
  • "It ` s like what they call the nameless, faceless people on the other end of the phone that you ` re more likely to lose your temper with, than someone you have to face again."