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sunless

sun·less

sunless

pronunciation:
suhn lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: lacking sunlight; dark.
definition 2: gloomy, bleak, or melancholy.
similar words:
cheerless
derivation: sunlessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word sunless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1