a.1.Having no compass.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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No longer compassless! Hide if you want--all right.
They penetrate, however, rudderless or compassless into the vast ocean of the 'light ineffable.'
Indeed, many professors in the humanities and social sciences proudly promulgate in their scholarship and courses doctrines that mock the very idea of a standard or measure defining an educated person and so legitimate the compassless curriculum over which they preside.
At the same time, our compassless curriculum gives expression to a dominant intellectual opinion.
If they disagreed, he was compassless. (For thirty points, name the six Supreme Court Justices from the western United States who preceded the Chief to the bench, as well as the states from which they came, and identify which of those Justices was the only other Swedish American to serve to date on the United States Supreme Court.) (8)
This rather compassless legislative directive, adopted in this form in 4100, is representative of the modern legislative practice of delegating power to administrative agencies in almost unbounded capacities.
A dizzying impression of being sent out on a compassless march pervades scene after scene.