bloodlessness


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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.
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bloodlessness

n (of victory, coup)Unblutigkeit f; (= pallidness)Blutleere f, → Bleichheit f
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