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pathless

[ path-lis, pahth- ]
/ ˈpæθ lɪs, ˈpɑθ- /
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adjective

trackless; untrodden: a pathless forest.

RELATED WORDS

insurmountable, impenetrable, forbidden, blockaded, trackless, untrodden, untracked, untrod

Nearby words

pathetic fallacy, pathfinder, pathfinder prospectus, pathfinder, the, pathic, pathless, pathname, patho-, pathobiology, pathoclisis, pathocure

Origin of pathless

First recorded in 1585–95; path + -less
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pathless


adj.

1590s, from path + -less.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper