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airless

air·less

airless

 
pronunciation:
eIr lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: lacking air or fresh air; stuffy.
an airless room
similar words:
stuffy
definition 2: lacking moving air; windless; still.
derivation: airlessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word airless 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