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English adjective: bloodless

1. bloodless destitute of blood or apparently so

SamplesThe bloodless carcass of my Hector sold.

Synonymsexsanguine, exsanguinous


Antonymsalive, live

2. bloodless free from blood or bloodshed

SamplesBloodless surgery.
A bloodless coup.

Similarnonviolent, unbloody


3. bloodless without vigor or zest or energy

SamplesAn insipid and bloodless young man.



4. bloodless devoid of human emotion or feeling

SamplesCharts of bloodless economic indicators.



5. bloodless anemic looking from illness or emotion

SamplesA face turned ashen.
The invalid's blanched cheeks.
Tried to speak with bloodless lips.
A face livid with shock.
Lips...livid with the hue of death.
Lips white with terror.
A face white with rage.

Synonymsashen, blanched, livid, white

Similarcolorless, colourless

Antonymscolorful, colourful

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