horizonless

[ huh-rahy-zuhn-lis ]
/ həˈraɪ zən lɪs /

adjective

lacking or without a horizon.
without hope; hopeless.

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Origin of horizonless

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Example sentences from the Web for horizonless

  • The sultry night shone with diamonds over the horizonless desert.

    Psyche|Louis Couperus
  • The horizonless world within himself was a glorious thing to explore.

    The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
  • Macaulay, in his Essay, has much to say about the splendor and horizonless magnitude of that equipment.

  • There is no limit; its field is horizonless; its appeal is as universal as is the appeal of Christianity itself.