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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 ?
Her long hands, white and bloodless, could be seen drooping over the ends of the arms of the chair.
Her present countenance had a wild vindictiveness in its white cheek, and a bloodless lip and scintillating eye; and she retained in her closed fingers a portion of the locks she had been grasping.
Her face, always remarkable for its want of color, was now startling to contemplate, in its blank, bloodless pallor.
Impassive faces, yet with a suspended--not an abolished--expression on them; faces, rather, in a fearful pause, as having yet to raise the dropped lids of the eyes, and bear witness with the bloodless lips, "THOU DIDST IT
A smile of happiness appeared upon her bloodless lips, a smile like that of sick people when they receive the first hope of recovery.
Their numbers were small; their stations in life obscure; the object of their enterprise unostentatious; the theatre of their exploits remote; how could they possibly be favorites of worldly Fame--that common crier, whose existence is only known by the assemblage of multitudes; that pander of wealth and greatness, so eager to haunt the palaces of fortune, and so fastidious to the houseless dignity of virtue; that parasite of pride, ever scornful to meekness, and ever obsequious to insolent power; that heedless trumpeter, whose ears are deaf to modest merit, and whose eyes are blind to bloodless, distant excellence?
I could easily see that she was somewhat bloodless, but I could not see the usual anemic signs, and by the chance , I was able to test the actual quality of her blood, for in opening a window which was stiff a cord gave way, and she cut her hand slightly with broken glass.
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.
He was too wise to utter soothing words at present, and indeed, the sight of Adam before him, with that look of sudden age which sometimes comes over a young face in moments of terrible emotion--the hard bloodless look of the skin, the deep lines about the quivering mouth, the furrows in the brow--the sight of this strong firm man shattered by the invisible stroke of sorrow, moved him so deeply that speech was not easy.
Thus did huge Ajax bid them, and the earth ran red with blood as the corpses fell thick on one another alike on the side of the Trojans and allies, and on that of the Danaans; for these last, too, fought no bloodless fight though many fewer of them perished, through the care they took to defend and stand by one another.
He would refer in a studiously grave tone to Madame de Lastaola's wishes, plans, activities, instructions, movements; or picking up a letter from the usual litter of paper found on such men's desks, glance at it to refresh his memory; and, while the very sight of the handwriting would make my lips go dry, would ask me in a bloodless voice whether perchance I had "a direct communication from - er - Paris lately.