nameless

[ neym-lis ]
/ ˈneɪm lɪs /

adjective

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Origin of nameless

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325; see origin at name, -less

OTHER WORDS FROM nameless

name·less·ly, adverbname·less·ness, nounqua·si-name·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nameless

nameless
/ (ˈneɪmlɪs) /

adjective

without a name; anonymous
incapable of being named; indescribablea nameless horror seized him
too unpleasant or disturbing to be mentionednameless atrocities
having no legal name; illegitimatea nameless child

Derived forms of nameless

namelessly, adverbnamelessness, noun
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