Origin of event
Examples from the Web for eventless
He had nothing whatever to do, and the chance meeting with Harwood was a bright incident in a bleak, eventless day.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
In Western Virginia there had been a dull, eventless campaign, of strategy rather than action.Four Years in Rebel Capitals|T. C. DeLeon
The drizzle and the monotony of a dreary, eventless Southern town had made me tired and listless.Strictly Business|O. Henry
From the blackness and the eventless existence of a split second before, he was catapulted into a world of light and sound.Empire|Clifford Donald Simak
For while most children are overstimulated, there still remain some children whose lives are unduly colorless and eventless.Study of Child Life|Marion Foster Washburne
British Dictionary definitions for eventless
- an occurrence regarded as a bare instant of space-time as contrasted with an object which fills space and has endurance
- an occurrence regarded in isolation from, or contrasted with, human agencyCompare act (def. 8)
Word Origin for event
Word Origin and History for eventless
1570s, from Middle French event, from Latin eventus "occurrence, accident, event, fortune, fate, lot, issue," from past participle stem of evenire "to come out, happen, result," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + venire "to come" (see venue). Event horizon in astrophysics is from 1969.
Idioms and Phrases with eventless
see blessed event; in any case (event); in case (in the event); in the unlikely event.