American English

Definition of nameless adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[usually before noun] having no name; whose name you do not know a nameless grave thousands of nameless and faceless workers
  2. 2whose name is kept secret synonym anonymous a nameless source in the government a well-known public figure who shall remain nameless
  3. 3[usually before noun] (literary) difficult or too unpleasant to describe nameless horrors a nameless longing
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: nameless