Definition of Styleless

1. Adjective. Lacking in style or elegance. "Wearing unstylish clothes"

Exact synonyms: Unstylish
Similar to: Dowdy
Antonyms: Stylish



Definition of Styleless

1. Adjective. Lacking good style or any style at all. ¹

2. Adjective. (botany) Lacking a style (stalk structure). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Styleless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Styleless

stygofauna
stying
stylar
stylaster
stylasters
stylate
style
style guide
style of architecture
style of cause
style sheet
style sheets
stylebook
stylebooks
styled
styleless (current term)
stylelessly
stylelessness
stylelessnesses
stylemark
styler
stylers
styles
stylesheet
stylesheets
stylet
stylets
styli
styliferous
styliform

Literary usage of Styleless

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1. The Psychology of Mentally Deficient Children by Naomi Norsworthy (1908)
"Genung, on the other hand, speaks of styleless writing and quotes a passage ... Genung was called styleless by him, probably because there is in it a very ..."

2. The Bookman (1918)
"I say "apparently," because the styleless style is perhaps the one best adapted to produce the sought-for effect. There is ever one difference ..."

3. A History of American Literature Since 1870 by Fred Lewis Pattee (1915)
"worthy of note that in an age rendered styleless by the newspaper and the public school she was able to be individual to the extent that one may ..."

4. A History of American Literature Since 1870 by Fred Lewis Pattee (1915)
"worthy of note that in an age rendered styleless by the newspaper and the public school she was able to be individual to the extent that one may identify ..."

5. The Oxford History of Music by William Henry Hadow (1902)
"In the oratorios the instrumental portions are singularly bald, flat, and styleless. In this branch of art he was behind his contemporaries. ..."

6. Dramatic Opinions and Essays, with an Apology: With an Apology by Bernard Shaw (1907)
"They are mistaken: what we are so tired of is the clumsy, stale, stupid, styleless, mannerless, hackneyed devices which we know by experience to be the sura ..."

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