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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bloodless  \Blood"less\,  a.  [AS.  bl?dle['a]s.] 
  1.  Destitute  of  blood,  or  apparently  so  as  bloodless 
  cheeks;  lifeless;  dead. 
 
  The  bloodless  carcass  of  my  Hector  sold.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  Not  attended  with  shedding  of  blood,  or  slaughter;  as  a 
  bloodless  victory.  --Froude. 
 
  3.  Without  spirit  or  activity. 
 
  Thou  bloodless  remnant  of  that  royal  blood  !  --Shak. 
  --  {Blood"less*ly},  adv  --  {Blood"less*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bloodless 
  adj  1:  destitute  of  blood  or  apparently  so  "the  bloodless  carcass 
  of  my  Hector  sold"-  John  Dryden 
  2:  free  from  blood  or  bloodshed;  "bloodless  surgery";  "a 
  bloodless  coup"  [ant:  {bloody}] 
  3:  without  vigor  or  zest  or  energy;  "an  insipit  and  bloodless 
  young  man" 
  4:  devoid  of  human  emotion  or  feeling;  "charts  of  bloodless 
  economic  indicators" 
  5:  ash-colored  or  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},  {livid},  {white}] 




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