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4 definitions found
 for bloodless
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  nonhuman \nonhuman\ adj.
     not human. Opposite of human. [Narrower terms: anthropoid,
     anthropoidal, apelike; bloodless; dehumanized, unhuman;
     grotesque, monstrous, unnatural; mechanical]
     [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bloodless \Blood"less\, a. [AS. bl[=o]dle['a]s.]
     1. Destitute of blood, or apparently so; as, bloodless
        cheeks; lifeless; dead.
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              The bloodless carcass of my Hector sold. --Dryden.
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     2. Not attended with shedding of blood, or slaughter; as, a
        bloodless victory. --Froude.
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     3. Without spirit or activity.
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              Thou bloodless remnant of that royal blood ! --Shak.
        [1913 Webster] -- Blood"less*ly, adv. --
        Blood"less*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bloodless
      adj 1: destitute of blood or apparently so; "the bloodless
             carcass of my Hector sold"- John Dryden [syn:
             bloodless, exsanguine, exsanguinous]
      2: free from blood or bloodshed; "bloodless surgery"; "a
         bloodless coup" [ant: bloody]
      3: without vigor or zest or energy; "an insipid and bloodless
         young man"
      4: devoid of human emotion or feeling; "charts of bloodless
         economic indicators"
      5: anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned
         ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with
         bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid
         with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with
         terror"; "a face white with rage" [syn: ashen, blanched,
         bloodless, livid, white]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  161 Moby Thesaurus words for "bloodless":
     achromatic, achromic, anemic, anesthetic, arid, ashen, ashy,
     asthenic, at peace, barren, blah, blank, bled white, cadaverous,
     calm, characterless, chicken, chloranemic, cold, colorless,
     concordant, cowardly, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale, debilitated,
     dim, dimmed, dingy, discolored, dismal, draggy, drearisome, dreary,
     drooping, droopy, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effete, elephantine,
     empty, etiolated, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, fade,
     faded, faint, faintish, fallow, feeble, flabby, flaccid, flat,
     floppy, ghastly, gone, gray, gutless, haggard, halcyon, hard,
     heavy, ho-hum, hollow, hueless, hypochromic, idyllic, imbecile,
     impassible, impotent, inane, inexcitable, insensate, insensitive,
     insipid, jejune, lackluster, languid, languorous, leaden, lifeless,
     limber, limp, listless, livid, low-spirited, lurid, lusterless,
     lustless, marrowless, mat, mealy, muddy, nerveless, neutral,
     orderly, pacific, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid,
     pastoral, pasty, peaceable, peaceful, peacetime, pedestrian,
     piping, pithless, plodding, pointless, poky, ponderous, pooped,
     powerless, quiet, restful, rocky, rubbery, sallow, sapless, serene,
     sickly, sinewless, slack, slow, soft, solemn, spineless,
     spiritless, sterile, stiff, stodgy, strengthless, stuffy,
     superficial, tallow-faced, tasteless, tedious, toneless, tranquil,
     uncolored, unhardened, unlively, unnerved, unstrung, untroubled,
     vapid, wan, washed-out, waterish, watery, waxen, weak, weakly,
     whey-faced, white, wooden
  
  

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