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[chahrt-lis] /ˈtʃɑrt lɪs/
uncharted or unknown:
chartless regions of space.
Origin of chartless
First recorded in 1800-10; chart + -less Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • One is left compassless, rudderless, chartless on a sea of ideas.

  • And in this fashion they sat and mapped the chartless future.

  • In all the chartless future, freedom was the one thing for which she longed.

    Eden Edgar Saltus
  • The American desert, not much more than a chartless sea, framed and emphasized the traffic.

    The Last American Frontier

    Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson
  • How did these coasters of the wilds guide themselves over prairies that were a chartless sea and mountains that were a wilderness?

  • His imagination pictured Cyrus and Belinda starting as light-hearted adventurers to sail the chartless seas of romance.

    Virginia Ellen Glasgow
  • Its hundreds of thousands of square miles were as dark and chartless as Darkest Africa.

  • Too much of college teaching is a blind groping, chartless and without compass.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • He dies of it; dies of the striving to find an anchorage for life, and of his inability to find it in this chartless sea.

    The Poetry Of Robert Browning Stopford A. Brooke
British Dictionary definitions for chartless


not mapped; uncharted
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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