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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
Oscar Wilde

Meaning of "sunless" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SUNLESS

sunless  [ˈsʌnlɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUNLESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sunless is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SUNLESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sunless in the English dictionary

The definition of sunless in the dictionary is without sun or sunshine. Other definition of sunless is gloomy; depressing.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUNLESS


boneless
ˈbəʊnlɪs
brainless
ˈbreɪnlɪs
buttonless
ˈbʌtənlɪs
chainless
ˈtʃeɪnlɪs
dimensionless
daɪˈmenʃənlɪs
directionless
dɪˈrɛkʃənlɪs
finless
ˈfɪnlɪs
frictionless
ˈfrɪkʃ ənlɪs
gunless
ˈɡʌnlɪs
motionless
ˈməʊʃənlɪs
passionless
ˈpæʃənlɪs
rainless
ˈreɪnlɪs
seasonless
ˈsiːzənlɪs
sinless
ˈsɪnlɪs
sonless
ˈsʌnlɪs
spineless
ˈspaɪnlɪs
stainless
ˈsteɪnlɪs
thornless
ˈθɔːnlɪs
tuneless
ˈtjuːnlɪs
winless
ˈwɪnlɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUNLESS

sunglasses
sunglow
sungrebe
sunhat
sunk
sunk costs
sunk fence
sunken
sunket
sunkie
sunland
sunlessly
sunlessness
sunlight
sunlike
sunlit
sunlounger
sunn
Sunna
sunned

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUNLESS

bottomless
carbonless
chinless
crownless
emotionless
expressionless
grainless
hornless
moonless
painless
patternless
radiationless
shunless
signless
skinless
spinless
spleenless
townless
unless
visionless
weaponless

Synonyms and antonyms of sunless in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SUNLESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «sunless» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of sunless
cloudy · dark · gloomy · grey · hazy · overcast

Translation of «sunless» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUNLESS

Find out the translation of sunless to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sunless from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sunless» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

没有阳光
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sin sol
570 millions of speakers

English

sunless
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sunless
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سونلس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тусклый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sem sol
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রৌদ্রহীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sans soleil
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sunless
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Selbstbräuner
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

日の当たらない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

햇볕이 비치지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sinar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sunless
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சன்லெஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निरर्थक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

güneşsiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

senza sole
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bezsłoneczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тьмяний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sunless
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανήλιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sunless
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Brun utan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sunless
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sunless

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUNLESS»

The term «sunless» is quite widely used and occupies the 53.972 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUNLESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sunless» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sunless» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sunless

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «SUNLESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sunless.
1
Oscar Wilde
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUNLESS»

Discover the use of sunless in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sunless and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Sunless Sea
Monk discovers a shocking truth while investigating the murder of a high-end prostitute with ties to an opium-dispensing doctor's widow.
Anne Perry, 2012
2
The Sunless Countries: Book Four of Virga
In an ocean of weightless air where sunlight has never been seen, only the running lights of the city of Sere glitter in the dark.
Karl Schroeder, 2009
3
Sunless
From the acclaimed author of "Julius Winsome" comes this masterful novel about pills, doctors, and the modern American condition.
Gerard Donovan, 2009
4
A Sunless Heart
The appendices to this Broadview edition provide contemporary documents that illuminate the tension between romantic friendship and lesbian consciousness in the novel and address other debates in which the novel participates: the nature of ...
Edith Johnstone, Constance D. Harsh, 2008
5
Beneath a Sunless Sky
In the first book of the Dome Trilogy, RemyâÂÂs life spirals from her control; she is condemned to live her life in the most reviled pit in the Dome world, known to be populated by brutish beasts too inhuman to even live on the edge of ...
Jessica Alter, 2007
6
Down to a Sunless Sea
Included in this volume are the stories "Bel Ami," "The Madman," "The Homecoming," and "Happiness."
Lin Carter, 2008
7
Sunshine to the Sunless
A moving novel that explores both the beauty and bleakness of life and the effect that the past can have on shaping the future - beautifully written in Gareth Thompson's fresh prose.
Gareth Thompson, 2008
8
Down to a Sunless Sea
"Down to a Sunless Sea" plunges the reader into uncomfortable situations and into the minds of troubled characters.
Mathias B. Freese, 2007
9
The Sunless Soul
The main characters in this remarkable book are random and profound beliefs and feelings that lighten our burdens and brighten our souls.
Victor Martinez, 2010
10
Down to a Sunless Sea: A Tiller Galloway Underwater Thriller
After a friend dies while cave diving, diver Tiller Galloway, at the widow's request, takes over his friend's scuba diving business, but the more he learns about the business the more he begins to suspect his friend's death was not an ...
David Poyer, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUNLESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sunless is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Morgan Freeman to Star in 'Down to a Sunless Sea'
Focus has bought the script by David Gleeson. The logline is under wraps, but is said to be similar in tone to “Air Force One.” Producers are Bruce Cohen and ... «Variety, Jul 15»
2
HIGH ON FIRE: New Song 'The Sunless Years' Available For …
Another song from "Luminiferous", titled "The Sunless Years", can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. Universally recognized as one of the most ... «BLABBERMOUTH.NET, Jun 15»
3
Fake Tan Tips To Help You Nail The Perfect Sunless Glow
Photo Credit: Leon Neal via Getty Images. So, you went out and purchased that much-hyped bottle of self tanner. After reading the instructions multiple times, ... «Huffington Post, May 15»
4
The Sunny Side Of Sunless Tanning
"It makes me give a nice, little glow," sunless tanner Darci Guerra said. ... Darci Guerra is one of a growing number of women using sunless tanning booths. «KELOLAND TV, May 15»
5
Sunless Sea more than doubles dev's best case scenario sales …
In a post on the Failbetter website, analyst Adam Myers said before development began the London-based independent studio had estimated Sunless Sea ... «Eurogamer.net, Mar 15»
6
White Night, Social Justice Warriors, Pixel Heroes, Sunless Sea …
There may have not been an Apple Event this week, but we had a lot of ground to cover and I got a bit behind. So with apologies, we take a belated look at this ... «Macgasm, Mar 15»
7
Postmortem: Failbetter Games' Sunless Sea
Alexis Kennedy is co-founder and Chief Narrative Officer of Failbetter Games. He was creative director and lead writer on Sunless Sea, and mostly remembered ... «Gamasutra, Mar 15»
8
Let's Play Sunless Sea - Dark, dreary, difficult and fun
I hadn't even heard of Sunless Sea until a week or so ago. Then, suddenly, it was all I heard about. This roguelike adventure puts players in charge of a ship, ... «TechnoBuffalo, Feb 15»
9
Sunless Sea Review: Upon the zalty zee, we set off on an adventure …
That was a quick summary of my first captain's tale from Sunless Sea, a new roleplaying adventure developed by Failbetter Games that was released on Steam ... «Financial Post, Feb 15»
10
Sunless Sea review
Sunless Sea's best moments are the ones I can't tell you about. Out on the 'unterzee' beyond Fallen London are islands to be discovered, and each of these ... «PC Gamer, Feb 15»

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