bloodless


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

nonhuman \nonhuman\ adj.
   not human. Opposite of human. [Narrower terms: {anthropoid,
   anthropoidal, apelike}; bloodless; dehumanized, unhuman;
   grotesque, monstrous, unnatural; mechanical]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bloodless \Blood"less\, a. [AS. bl[=o]dle['a]s.]
   1. Destitute of blood, or apparently so; as, bloodless
      cheeks; lifeless; dead.
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            The bloodless carcass of my Hector sold. --Dryden.
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   2. Not attended with shedding of blood, or slaughter; as, a
      bloodless victory. --Froude.
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   3. Without spirit or activity.
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            Thou bloodless remnant of that royal blood ! --Shak.
      [1913 Webster] -- Blood"less*ly, adv. --
      Blood"less*ness, n.
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