Definition of sunless in English:


Syllabification: sun·less
Pronunciation: /ˈsənləs


1Without any sun: a sunless winter day
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  • Come winter, he'll have to brave a frigid, largely sunless climate.
  • They will travel as far away as 750 miles through the sunless winter, not to return until the new spring.
  • The next 10 days were dull and sunless the severe spell becoming a distant memory.
dark, overcast, cloudy, gray, gloomy, dismal, murky, dull
shady, shadowy, dark, gloomy
1.1(Of a place) receiving no sunlight: the windowless, sunless headquarters
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  • Action in the Gothic novel tends to take place at night, or at least in a claustrophobic, sunless environment.
  • It is used only in the cold, sunless north.
  • Olde England must have been a sunless maze that stretched from Penzance to Carlisle.



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  • All around us things flowered in the misty gray, red, orange, pink and blue, as though shouting against the sunlessness of the day.
  • The sunlessness of life in West Berlin is an observable thing.
  • The small, isolated community is slowing down in preparation for a month of total sunlessness, an annual occurrence that prompts the temporary departure of many citizens.

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