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footless

[ foot-lis ]
/ ˈfʊt lɪs /
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adjective

lacking a foot or feet.
having no support or basis; unsubstantial: footless dreams of glory.
awkward, helpless, or inefficient.

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Origin of footless

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at foot, -less
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