Definition of Fanciless

1. a. Having no fancy; without ideas or imagination.



Definition of Fanciless

1. Adjective. Having no fancy; without ideas or imagination. ¹

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Definition of Fanciless

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Fanciless

1. Having no fancy; without ideas or imagination. "A pert or bluff important wight, Whose brain is fanciless, whose blood is white." (Armstrong) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fanciless

fancied
fancied up
fancier
fanciers
fancies
fanciest
fancified
fancifies
fanciful
fancifull
fancifully
fancifulness
fancifulnesses
fancify
fancifying
fanciless (current term)
fancily
fanciness
fancinesses
fancruft
fancy-dress
fancy-dress ball
fancy-free
fancy-pants
fancy dress
fancy goods
fancy man
fancy pants
fancy that

Literary usage of Fanciless

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"... He afterwards studied with John Christopher Pepusch [qv], and copied, says Burney, ' the correct, dry, and fanciless style of his master. ..."

2. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1890)
"Those insufferably garrulous old women, those dry and fanciless beings who spare you no detail, however petty, of the facts they are recounting, ..."

3. The Ring and the Book by Robert Browning (1898)
"... in this book lay absolutely truth, 140 fanciless fact, the documents indeed, Primary lawyer-pleadings for, against, The aforesaid Five ; real summed-up ..."

4. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1839)
"There are people among "the wise ones of the earth," who love to laugh,—the heartless and fanciless !—at the affected and foolish, and silly prettinesses, ..."

5. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1863)
"Common, sensible, fanciless men —men wise with the cynic wisdom of London clubs —were now by force turned into venturers, intent, as Argonauts of old, ..."

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