sunless

  • 1 Sunless — may refer to :* Sans Soleil , a 1981 film by Chris Marker * Sunless (song cycle) by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky *Sunless tanning …

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  • 2 Sunless — Sun less, a. Destitute or deprived of the sun or its rays; shaded; shadowed. [1913 Webster] The sunken glen whose sunless shrubs must weep. Byron. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 sunless — [sun′lis] adj. without sun or sunlight; dark …

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  • 4 sunless — [[t]sʌ̱nləs[/t]] 1) ADJ On sunless days, the sun does not shine. The day dawned sunless and with a low cloud base. Ant: sunny 2) ADJ: ADJ n Sunless places are not lit by the sun. Carmen stayed behind in the dark, sunless room …

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  • 5 sunless — /ˈsʌnləs/ (say sunluhs) adjective 1. characterised by lack of sunlight; dark: a sunless room. 2. overcast: a sunless day. 3. gloomy; dismal; depressing: a sunless attitude to life. –sunlessly, adverb –sunlessness, noun …

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  • 6 sunless — sunlessly, adv. sunlessness, n. /sun lis/, adj. 1. lacking sun or sunlight; dark: a sunless room. 2. dismal; gloomy; cheerless: a sunless smile. [1580 90; SUN + LESS] * * * …

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  • 7 sunless — adjective 1) a cold sunless day Syn: dark, overcast, cloudy, gray, gloomy, dismal, murky, dull 2) the sunless side of the house Syn: shady, shadowy, dark, gloomy …

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  • 8 sunless — sun|less [ˈsʌnləs] adj having no light from the sun = ↑dark ▪ the sunless depths of the ocean …

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  • 9 sunless — sun|less [ sʌnləs ] adjective LITERARY without any sun: a gray sunless sky …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 sunless — adjective having no light from the sun: the sunless depths of the ocean …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 sunless — UK [ˈsʌnləs] / US adjective literary without any sun a grey sunless sky …

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  • 12 sunless — sun ► NOUN 1) (also Sun) the star round which the earth orbits. 2) any similar star, with or without planets. 3) the light or warmth received from the sun. ► VERB (sunned, sunning) (sun oneself) ▪ si …

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  • 13 sunless — adjective Date: 1589 lacking sunshine ; dark, cheerless …

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  • 14 sunless — adjective a) Without the sun or sunshine; shaded; shadowed. In Xanadu did Kubla Khan b) Dreary, cheerless. A stately pleasure dome decree …

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  • 15 sunless — Synonyms and related words: Stygian, beamless, black, black as night, caliginous, cheerless, dark, dark as night, dark as pitch, darkling, darksome, depressing, drear, dreary, dusky, ebon, ebony, eclipsed, funereal, gloomy, grey, grim, inky,… …

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  • 16 sunless — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cloudy, overcast, gloomy, rainy, gray; see also dark 1 …

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  • 17 sunless — adj. lacking sunshine; cheerless, gloomy …

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  • 18 sunless — a. 1. Shaded, shady, unillumined, unlighted. 2. Rayless, beamless, dark, darksome, black, dismal, pitchy, Cimmerian, Stygian …

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  • 19 sunless — adj 1. dark, Literary. darkling, unlight ed, tenebrous; black, black as pitch, inky black, pitchy, Cimmerian, like Erebus, dark as a well; nightlike, dim, darksome, darkish, dusky, subfuscous, murky; hazy, misty, Archaic. caliginous, cloudy,… …

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  • 20 sunless — sun·less …

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