faceless

[ feys-lis ]
/ ˈfeɪs lɪs /

adjective

without a face: a faceless apparition.
lacking personal distinction or identity: a faceless mob.
unidentified or unidentifiable; concealing one's identity: a faceless kidnapper.

Nearby words

  1. facebar,
  2. facebook,
  3. facecloth,
  4. faced,
  5. facedown,
  6. facelift,
  7. facemail,
  8. facepalm,
  9. faceplate,
  10. faceprint

Origin of faceless

First recorded in 1560–70; face + -less

Related formsface·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for faceless

faceless

/ (ˈfeɪslɪs) /

adjective

without a face
without identity; anonymous
Derived Formsfacelessness, noun

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Word Origin and History for faceless

faceless

adj.

1560s, from face (n.) + -less. Related: Facelessly; facelessness.

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