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windless

[wind-lis]
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adjective
  1. without wind; calm: a windless summer afternoon.
  2. out of breath.

Origin of windless

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at wind1, -less
Related formswind·less·ly, adverbwind·less·ness, noun
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Historical Examples

  • They are still, still in the calm of the brightest day, or in the chill of a windless night.

    The Golden Woman

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • The day was windless, and there they stayed, hour after hour, without any stir or motion.

  • The sheltered dell was windless, but here a stiff breeze blew.

    Greyfriars Bobby

    Eleanor Atkinson

  • Windless it lies as it falls or rises out of Chaos that encompasses all.

  • The heat in the windless underbrush, alive with insects, was stifling.

    The Backwoodsmen

    Charles G. D. Roberts