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watchless

[ woch-lis ]
/ ˈwɒtʃ lɪs /
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adjective
not watchful or alert; lacking in vigilance: an irresponsible and watchless sentry.
having no watch; without guards or sentries: We welcomed the watchless nights of peacetime.
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Origin of watchless

First recorded in 1615–25; watch + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM watchless

watch·less·ness, noun
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