objectless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

object +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

objectless (not comparable)

  1. Without a purpose
    • 1843, Various, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - April 1843[1]:
      You cannot imagine, dearest, how dreary is this idle objectless life to me; with nothing to employ me--not even correspondence.
    • 1893, Annie Besant, Annie Besant[2]:
      You assume, I think quite gratuitously, that God condemns the major part of His children to objectless future suffering.
    • 1910, Basil King, The Wild Olive[3]:
      For the moment it was a blind, objectless passion, directed against nothing and no one in particular.