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face·less

 (fās′lĭs)
adj.
1. Having no face.
2. Without character or identity; anonymous: faceless soldiers guarding the compound; a faceless industrial conglomerate.

face′less·ness n.

faceless

(ˈfeɪslɪs)
adj
1. without a face
2. without identity; anonymous
ˈfacelessness n

face•less

(ˈfeɪs lɪs)

adj.
1. lacking a face.
2. lacking personal distinction or identity: a faceless mob.
3. unidentified or unidentifiable; concealing one's identity.
[1560–70]
face`less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.faceless - without a face or identityfaceless - without a face or identity; "a faceless apparition"; "the faceless accusers of the police state"
faced - having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination; "a neatly faced terrace"

faceless

adjective impersonal, remote, unknown, unidentified, anonymous Ordinary people are at the mercy of faceless bureaucrats.
Translations
beveidis

faceless

[ˈfeɪslɪs] ADJsin rostro; (= anonymous) → anónimo

faceless

[ˈfeɪsləs] adj [people, organisation] → anonyme

faceless

[ˈfeɪslɪs] adjanonimo/a
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Each of its four movements are well written, though there's a certain facelessness to the whole piece, which lacks the genial, lyric charm of the serenades of Mozart, Brahms and Tchaikovsky, among others.
The authors of the manual--a guide on the art of using fear, threats and pain to cause debility or psychological regression--were fully aware of the illegality of their methods, writing that "KUBARK's lack of executive authority abroad and its operational need for facelessness make it particularly vulnerable to attack in the courts or the press.
While these women speak emphatically, with sharp articulation and upbeat intonation, something is lost in their facelessness.
I too, Into the squirming throng, faceless to facelessness, And under a lower sky.
While claiming always to be inspired by his native country and especially his locality in Co Kilkenny, Butler's writings range panoramically across war-torn Europe where, he claimed, local knowledge and identity can, in certain circumstances, act against the facelessness of evil, as Butler claimed was possible in Denmark and Bulgaria in relation to persecution of the Jews.
There are often no human presences here, only the facelessness of deterritorialization.
In light of his above stances, it becomes difficult to unearth the reason for the facelessness of Basden's African informants and his lack of attention to the clear ethnic distinctions of the various African peoples, despite years of living among the Igbo.
He shuts up shop, only to retire into the facelessness of the common people.
This pervasive theme of facelessness is particularly striking given the corporeal excesses of the many violent passages throughout the rest of these novels.
His best leverage, he said, comes from the facelessness of the urban banks.
This little exchange means to mitigate the problem of Michael's facelessness somewhat, as does the much earlier scene in which Michael cuts himself on the family swing set.
Gone are the days when the sheer facelessness of a Yaris could be used as some sort of exercise in recall.