Awless
Awless Aw"less ([add]"l[e^]s), a. 1. Wanting reverence; void of respectful fear. ``Awless insolence.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. Inspiring no awe. [Obs.] ``The awless throne.'' --Shak. [Written also {aweless}] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • awless — adjective 1. devoid of any feeling of awe or reverence • Syn: ↑aweless • Similar to: ↑unawed 2. neither feeling nor showing respect • Syn: ↑aweless, ↑disrespectful …   Useful english dictionary

  • awless — adjective see aweless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • awless — awlessness, n. /aw lis/, adj. aweless. * * * …   Universalium

  • awless — a. See aweless …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • awless — aw•less [[t]ˈɔ lɪs[/t]] adj. aweless …   From formal English to slang

  • aweless — Awless Aw less ([add] l[e^]s), a. 1. Wanting reverence; void of respectful fear. Awless insolence. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Inspiring no awe. [Obs.] The awless throne. Shak. [Written also {aweless}] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aweless — adjective 1. devoid of any feeling of awe or reverence • Syn: ↑awless • Similar to: ↑unawed 2. neither feeling nor showing respect • Syn: ↑awless, ↑disrespectful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aweless — Awe less, a. See {Awless}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Awlessness — Aw less*ness, n. The quality of being awless. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aweless — also awless adjective Date: 14th century 1. feeling no awe 2. obsolete inspiring no awe …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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