Antonyms for nameless

Grammar : Adj
Spell : neym-lis
Phonetic Transcription : ˈneɪm lɪs

Definition of nameless

Origin :
  • early 14c., "undistinguished," from name (n.) + -less. Meaning "having no name" is early 15c.; that of "too abominable to be named" is from 1610s. Cf. Dutch naamloos, German namenlos. Related: Namelessly; namelessness.
  • adj unknown, anonymous
Example sentences :
  • He would not adopt a nameless orphan, found with a poor goatherd of Phelle.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • She seemed to grow stiff, and her eyes dilated with a nameless horror.
  • Extract from : « The Hunted Outlaw » by Anonymous
  • Yet there was a nameless air of preparation in the room, as if it were strung up for an occasion.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • "But you are not Karl Armstadt," she stammered, as she realized that I was a nameless stranger.
  • Extract from : « City of Endless Night » by Milo Hastings
  • The disgrace is nameless, only they are callous enough not to feel it.
  • Extract from : « Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863 » by Adam Gurowski
  • O shame upon the nameless knight, to flee where a woman fought!
  • Extract from : « Y Gododin » by Aneurin
  • The Villa of Galileo, the nameless composition with stone pines, 43.
  • Extract from : « Modern Painters Volume I (of V) » by John Ruskin
  • She would be as nothing—or she would be as something terrible, nameless.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Such an unlooked for bringing to light of things that must be nameless!
  • Extract from : « Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2) » by William Delisle Hay
  • There will be hours of nameless discouragement for all who climb the rock.
  • Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael

Synonyms for nameless

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