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blood·less

 (blŭd′lĭs)
adj.
1. Deficient in or lacking blood.
2. Pale and anemic in color: smiled with bloodless lips.
3. Achieved without bloodshed: a bloodless coup.
4. Lacking vivacity or spirit: a long, bloodless speech.
5. Devoid of human emotion or feeling: charts of bloodless economic indicators.

blood′less·ly adv.
blood′less·ness n.

bloodless

(ˈblʌdlɪs)
adj
1. without blood
2. conducted without violence (esp in the phrase bloodless revolution)
3. anaemic-looking; pale
4. lacking vitality; lifeless
5. lacking in emotion; cold; unfeeling
ˈbloodlessly adv
ˈbloodlessness n

blood•less

(ˈblʌd lɪs)

adj.
1. without blood.
2. very pale: a bloodless face.
3. accomplished without violence or killing: a bloodless coup.
4. spiritless; without vigor or zest.
5. without emotion or feeling.
[1175–1225]
blood′less•ly, adv.
blood′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bloodless - destitute of blood or apparently so; "the bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"- John Dryden
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
2.bloodless - free from blood or bloodshed; "bloodless surgery"; "a bloodless coup"
bloody - having or covered with or accompanied by blood; "a bloody nose"; "your scarf is all bloody"; "the effects will be violent and probably bloody"; "a bloody fight"
3.bloodless - without vigor or zest or energy; "an insipid and bloodless young man"
spiritless - lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism"
4.bloodless - devoid of human emotion or feeling; "charts of bloodless economic indicators"
nonhuman - not human; not belonging to or produced by or appropriate to human beings; "nonhuman primates such as chimpanzees"
5.bloodless - anemic looking from illness or emotionbloodless - anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face white with rage"
colorless, colourless - weak in color; not colorful

bloodless

adjective
1. non-violent, friendly, peaceful, harmonious, amicable, without hostility, free from strife The campaign would be short and bloodless.
2. pale, white, wan, sickly, pasty, colourless, pallid, anaemic, ashen, chalky, sallow, ashy, like death warmed up (informal) Her face was grey and bloodless.

bloodless

adjective
2. Being weak in quality or substance:
3. Lacking passion and emotion:
Translations
بِدونِ إراقَةِ دِماءشاحِبٌ، لا دَمَ فيهِ
anemickýbez krveprolitínekrvavý
blodfattigublodig
vérontás nélküli
án blóîsúthellingarblóîlítill
anemickýbez krvipreliatia

bloodless

[ˈblʌdlɪs] ADJ
1. (= pale) (gen) → pálido; (due to blood loss) → exangüe
her face was bloodlesssu rostro no tenía colorsu rostro estaba pálido; (due to blood loss) → su rostro estaba exangüe
her lips were bloodlesssus labios apenas tenían color or eran casi blancos; (due to accident, death) → sus labios estaban exangües
2. (= without bloodshed) [revolution, coup] → incruento, sin derramamiento de sangre
3. (= characterless) [film, novel, style] → soso, anodino; [person] → sin sangre en las venas, con sangre de horchata

bloodless

[ˈblʌdləs] adj
[victory, coup] → sans effusion de sang
[face, skin] (= pale) → pâle, blême

bloodless

adj (rare, = without blood) → blutlos; (= without bloodshed) victory, coupunblutig; (= pallid)blutleer, bleich

bloodless

[ˈblʌdlɪs] adj (pale) → smorto/a, esangue; (coup) → senza spargimento di sangue

blood

(blad) noun
1. the red fluid pumped through the body by the heart. Blood poured from the wound in his side.
2. descent or ancestors. He is of royal blood.
ˈbloodless adjective
1. without the shedding of blood. a bloodless victory.
2. anaemic. She is definitely bloodless.
ˈbloody adjective
1. stained with blood. a bloody shirt; His clothes were torn and bloody.
2. bleeding. a bloody nose.
3. murderous and cruel. a bloody battle.
4. used in slang vulgarly for emphasis. That bloody car ran over my foot!
ˈbloodcurdling adjective
terrifying and horrible. a blood-curdling scream.
blood donor
a person who gives blood for use by another person in transfusion etc.
blood group/type
any one of the types into which human blood is classified. Her blood group is O.
ˈblood-poisoning noun
an infection of the blood. He is suffering from blood-poisoning.
blood pressure
the (amount of) pressure of the blood on the walls of the blood-vessels. The excitement will raise his blood pressure.
ˈbloodshed noun
deaths or shedding of blood. There was much bloodshed in the battle.
ˈbloodshot adjective
(of eyes) full of red lines and inflamed with blood.
ˈbloodstained adjective
stained with blood. a bloodstained bandage.
ˈbloodstream noun
the blood flowing through the body. The poison entered her bloodstream.
ˈblood test noun
an analysis of a patient's blood to find out if he/she has any diseases. etc.
ˈbloodthirsty adjective
1. eager to kill people. a bloodthirsty warrior.
2. (of a film etc) full of scenes in which there is much killing.
ˈbloodthirstiness noun
ˈblood transfusion noun
the process of giving blood to someone through the veins during an operation etc.
ˈblood-vessel noun
any of the tubes in the body through which the blood flows. He has burst a blood-vessel.
in cold blood
while free from excitement or passion. He killed his son in cold blood.

blood·less

a. exangüe, debilitado-a, falto de sangre de bil.
References in classic literature ?
Blood they would have from thee in all innocence; blood their bloodless souls crave for--and they sting, therefore, in all innocence.
In short, a bloodless revolution, but a revolution of the greatest magnitude, beginning in the little circle of our district, then the province, then Russia, the whole world.
Our companion patted her thin, work-worn hand, and murmured some few words of kindly womanly comfort which brought the color back into the others bloodless cheeks.
She sat opposite the window, and the pale light reflected from the banks of snow made her face look more than usually drawn and bloodless, sharpened the three parallel creases between ear and cheek, and drew querulous lines from her thin nose to the corners of her mouth.
He spoke with the accent of New England, and there was about his demeanour a bloodless frigidity which made me ask myself why on earth he was busying himself with Charles Strickland.
All that was sinister in the man's face seemed accentuated by an unnatural pallor--he appeared altogether bloodless.
His neck was quivering with nervous weakness and the muscles of his arms felt numb and bloodless.
Her eyes were hollow and vacant, her cheeks bloodless, her mind almost as helpless as that of an infant.
Could I but knock the worthless life out of the men, I should have but the squire and his servants to deal with; and in that quarter I still had my hopes of a bloodless battle and a treaty of war.
We have found one of ours here--an old soldier of the war, who is seeking bloodless adventures and rest from his campaigns in these sunny lands.
He was cold and precise in his manner, a bloodless man, without passion; but he had a curious vein of frivolity which disconcerted the serious-minded among whom his instincts naturally threw him.
How long this bloodless duel would have persisted it is difficult to say, though eventually Tarzan would have been forced to yield to superior numbers.