Comfortless Com"fort*less, a. Without comfort or comforts; in want or distress; cheerless. [1913 Webster]

Comfortless through tyranny or might. --Spenser.

Syn: Forlorn; desolate; cheerless; inconsolable; disconsolate; wretched; miserable. -- {Com"fort*less*ly}, adv. -- {Com"fort*less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

When all is coldly, comfortlessly costly. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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