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  1. without a date; undated.
  2. endless; limitless.
  3. so old as to be undatable: a dateless rock formation.
  4. of permanent interest regardless of age: a dateless work of art.
  5. having no social engagement.
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Origin of dateless

First recorded in 1585–95; date1 + -less
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Historical Examples

  • But it was a sacred emblem in the dateless antiquity of Egypt.

    Bride of the Mistletoe

    James Lane Allen

  • Even if it is "mere superstition" it has a dateless history.

  • Or take Shakespeare's epithet when he speaks of "death's dateless night."

  • Individual personality is perhaps the most dateless of all phenomena.

  • This gives it a dateless antiquity; and with this mrchen the kindred and allied mrchen establish a claim to enormous age.

British Dictionary definitions for dateless


  1. likely to remain fashionable, relevant, or interesting regardless of age; timeless
  2. having no date or limit
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