Sightlessness
Sightless Sight"less, a. 1. Wanting sight; without sight; blind. [1913 Webster]

Of all who blindly creep or sightless soar. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. That can not be seen; invisible. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The sightless couriers of the air. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Offensive or unpleasing to the eye; unsightly; as, sightless stains. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- {Sight"less*ly}, adv.- {Sight"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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