a) not having a name; unnamed
b) whose name is unknown; unidentified or obscure

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  • Nameless — Name less, a. 1. Without a name; not having been given a name; as, a nameless star. Waller. [1913 Webster] 2. Undistinguished; not noted or famous. [1913 Webster] A nameless dwelling and an unknown name. Harte. [1913 Webster] 3. Not known or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • nameless — [nām′lis] adj. 1. not having or bearing a name 2. left unnamed; anonymous [a rogue who shall be nameless] 3. not publicly known; obscure 4. lacking a legal name; illegitimate 5. that cannot be described [nameless dread] 6 …   English World dictionary

  • nameless — index anonymous, ineffable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nameless — (adj.) early 14c., undistinguished, from NAME (Cf. name) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Meaning having no name is early 15c.; that of too abominable to be named is from 1610s. Cf. Du. naamloos, Ger. namenlos. Related: Namelessly; namelessness …   Etymology dictionary

  • nameless — [adj] unknown, anonymous incognito, inconspicuous, innominate, obscure, pseudonymous, unacknowledged, uncelebrated, undesignated, undistinguished, unfamed, unheardof, unnamed, unnoted, unsung, untitled, whatchamacallit*, X*; concepts 267,576 Ant …   New thesaurus

  • nameless — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having no name. 2) not identified by name; anonymous. 3) too horrific or unpleasant to be described …   English terms dictionary

  • Nameless — Contents 1 Fiction 2 Films 3 Music 4 Places …   Wikipedia

  • nameless — name|less [ˈneımləs] adj 1.) who shall remain nameless spoken used when you want to say that someone has done something wrong but without mentioning their name, especially to criticize them in a friendly way ▪ A certain person, who shall remain… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nameless — name|less [ neımləs ] adjective 1. ) a nameless person or thing has no name: Throughout the book, the creature remains nameless. a ) a nameless person or thing has a name that you do not know: pictures taken by a nameless photographer 2. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nameless — UK [ˈneɪmləs] / US adjective 1) a) a nameless person or thing has no name Throughout the book, the creature remains nameless. b) a nameless person or thing has a name that you do not know pictures taken by a nameless photographer 2) a) literary… …   English dictionary

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