Definition of Raylessness

1. Noun. (poetic) Utter darkness, without any ray of light. ¹



2. Noun. (botany) The condition of being rayless ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Raylessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raylessness

raygne
raygun
rayguns
raying
rayite
rayl
rayle
rayled
rayleigh
rayleighs
rayles
rayless
rayless chamomile
raylessness (current term)
raylessnesses
raylet
raylets
raylike
rayling
rayne
raynes
rayon
rayon stocking
rayonnant
rayons
rayproof
rays
rays of light

Literary usage of Raylessness

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1. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1901)
"... one hand and from raylessness on the other. To the building up of every kingdom—the kingdom of God included—there is required something different either ..."

2. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Wood anatomy of Begoniaceae with comments on raylessness, paedomorphosis, relationships, vessel diameter, and ecology. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club ..."

3. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe, Edmund Clarence Stedman, George Edward Woodberry (1914)
"and utter raylessness of the Night that endureth for evermore. I endeavored to shriek; and my lips and my parched tongue moved convulsively together in the ..."

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