without a future; having no prospect of future betterment or prosperity.

Origin of futureless

First recorded in 1860–65; future + -less
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Examples from the Web for futureless

Historical Examples of futureless

  • He enjoyed his privileges at her house with the futureless satisfaction of a man.

    Indian Summer

    William D. Howells

  • And it was Kitty that had made it flat, and cold, and futureless.

  • What a pitiful face it was, this weary, loosened, futureless old face above him!

  • One almost wonders, in these futureless times, that so many of the former still remain.

    Pirate Gold

    Frederic Jesup Stimson