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.
3. Without spirit or activity. "Thou bloodless remnant of that royal blood !" (Shak) Blood"lessly, Blood"lessness.
Origin: AS. Bldleas.
(01 Mar 1998)
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