Definition of Eyeless

1. Adjective. Lacking eyes or eyelike features. "An eyeless needle"

Antonyms: Eyed



2. Adjective. Lacking sight. "Blind as an eyeless beggar"
Exact synonyms: Sightless, Unseeing
Similar to: Blind, Unsighted
Derivative terms: Eyelessness, Sightlessness

Definition of Eyeless

1. a. Without eyes; blind.

Definition of Eyeless

1. Adjective. Having no eyes (gloss organs of sight). ¹

2. Adjective. Having no sight; blind. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eyeless

1. lacking eyes [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eyeless

eyeground
eyegrounds
eyehole
eyeholes
eyehook
eyehooks
eyeing
eyelash
eyelash-curler
eyelash curler
eyelash sign
eyelashed
eyelashes
eyeless (current term)
eyelessly
eyelessness
eyeleted
eyeleteer
eyeleteers
eyelets
eyeletted
eyeletting
eyeliad
eyeliads
eyelid
eyelidded
eyelids

Literary usage of Eyeless

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1. A Critique of the Theory of Evolution by Thomas Hunt Morgan, Louis Clark Vanuxem Foundation (1916)
"Mutant race of fruit fly, called eyeless; a, a' normal however, cannot be said to be eyeless, since many of them show pieces of the eye—indeed the variation ..."

2. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1851)
"But, leaving these, to your judicial spirits I must appeal, and to your wonted grace, To know from you what eyeless Homer merits, Whom you have power to ..."

3. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"In that battle Bec mac Cua- nach was slain." HARD-GUM, STRONG-HAM, SWIFT-FOOT, AND THE eyeless LAD. ..."

4. The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology by James Samuelson, William Crookes (1883)
"Hitherto most of the experiments upon the action of light upon eyeless and blind ... 201), has raised the question whether, and to what degree, eyeless and ..."

5. Travels in the United States, Etc., During 1849 and 1850 by Emmeline Stuart-Wortley (1851)
"THE eyeless FISH. THE NARROW PATH AND THE FAT ENGLISHMAN. VAST EXTENT OF THE CAVE. VERSES SUGGESTED BY IT. WE have had a very interesting expedition to the ..."

6. A Concordance to the English Poems of Thomas Gray by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Concordance Society (1908)
"The eyeless Cyclops heav'd the craggy rock; Prop? 46. Rocks. Slaff 19. The pendent rock, Ixion's whirling wheel, The rocks and nodding groves ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1863)
"A Series of recently-discovered eyeless Beetles from the Caves of Car- niola and Hungary were exhibited—By ANDREW MURRAY, Esq. Mr Murray exhibited a fine ..."

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