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[fee-cher-lis] /ˈfi tʃər lɪs/
without distinctive features; uninteresting, plain, or drab:
a featureless landscape.
Origin of featureless
First recorded in 1590-1600; feature + -less Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His school life is a weary, colourless, featureless part of his autobiography.

    The Countess of Albany Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
  • The Captain stood rigidly, staring at the featureless intrusion.

    Breaking Point James E. Gunn
  • It was a featureless mass of clouds, save for striations across what must be its equator.

    Operation: Outer Space William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • The thin, featureless crust of the coast could not be distinguished.

    The Shadow-Line Joseph Conrad
  • The cardinal's mansion remained flat and featureless, revealing nothing.

  • But in the main it was a bare and empty land, featureless and stolid.

    Michael E. F. Benson
  • And all found it featureless, till Bobby picked out a couple of dun-gray shapes.

    The Messenger Elizabeth Robins
  • It was the face of a chalk-quarry, featureless, hollowed, appalling.

  • It seemed impossible to get away from it; the featureless red flare followed him as a mountain peak seems to follow a traveler.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling
  • He invents pictureless Kinematographs and featureless films.

British Dictionary definitions for featureless


without distinctive points or qualities; undistinguished
Derived Forms
featurelessness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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