Definition of -less in English:

-less

Syllabification: -less

suffix

  • Forming adjectives and adverbs:
  • 1(From nouns) not having; without; free from: flavorless skinless
  • 2(From verbs) not affected by or not carrying out the action of the verb: fathomless tireless

Origin

Old English -lēas, from lēas 'devoid of'.

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