sunless

[ suhn-lis ]
/ ˈsʌn lɪs /

adjective

lacking sun or sunlight; dark: a sunless room.
dismal; gloomy; cheerless: a sunless smile.

Nearby words

  1. sunk relief,
  2. sunken,
  3. sunken garden,
  4. sunket,
  5. sunlamp,
  6. sunlessly,
  7. sunlight,
  8. sunlight peak,
  9. sunlit,
  10. sunn

Origin of sunless

First recorded in 1580–90; sun + -less

Related formssun·less·ly, adverbsun·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for sunless

sunless

/ (ˈsʌnlɪs) /

adjective

without sun or sunshine
gloomy; depressing
Derived Formssunlessly, adverbsunlessness, noun

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