thewless

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English thewless, theweles, from Old English þēawlēas, equivalent to thew ‎(strength; virtue; vigour) +‎ -less. Cognate with Scots thowless.

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thewless ‎(not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Lacking morals or virtue.
  2. Lacking vigour or energy; listless; weak; nerveless.

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