tenseless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tense +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

tenseless ‎(not comparable)

  1. Lacking grammatical tense
    • 2008 August 27, Kevin Dewan, “Review of Heather Dyke, Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy”, in Erkenntnis, volume 69, number 2, DOI:10.1007/s10670-008-9115-0:
      Those who endorse the A-theory of time, for example, often attempt to show that tense is ineliminable, i. e. , it is impossible to adequately paraphrase tensed sentences into tenseless ones.