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classless

[klas-lis, klahs-]
adjective
  1. of or relating to a society in which there are no economic or social distinctions.
  2. (of an individual) not having membership in a social or economic class or group.
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Origin of classless

First recorded in 1875–80; class + -less
Related formsclass·less·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for classless

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  • There could be no such thing as a classless society, of course.

    The Highest Treason

    Randall Garrett

  • It is this advocacy of classless levelism which constitutes the theoretical core of revolutionary socialism.

    Communism and Christianism

    William Montgomery Brown

  • Under a classless administration the world would soon become comparatively rich and happy.

    Communism and Christianism

    William Montgomery Brown

  • Industrialism must take it down and rebuild it upon the rock of classless labor.

    Communism and Christianism

    William Montgomery Brown

  • A purely social morality (if morality be the proper name for the highest conduct in a classless society) is even yet impossible.


British Dictionary definitions for classless

classless

adjective
  1. not belonging to or forming a class
  2. characterized by the absence of economic and social distinctions
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Derived Formsclasslessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for classless

adj.

1874 in the social sense (1863 in reference to class generally), from class (n.) in the "social order" sense + -less. As "lacking the sophistication of high class," by 1979. Related: Classlessly; classlessness.

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