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English Dictionary: bloodless by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
bloodless
adj
  1. destitute of blood or apparently so; "the bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"- John Dryden
    Synonym(s): bloodless, exsanguine, exsanguinous
  2. free from blood or bloodshed; "bloodless surgery"; "a bloodless coup"
    Antonym(s): 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"
    Synonym(s): ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid, white
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Bloodless \Blood"less\, a. [AS. bl[?]dle[a0]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.
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