Definition of Footlessness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being footless. ¹



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Definition of Footlessness

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Footlessness Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footlessness

footjobs
footkiss
footkisses
footlambert
footlamberts
footle
footle about
footle around
footle away
footled
footler
footlers
footles
footless
footlessly
footlessness (current term)
footlessnesses
footlicker
footlickers
footlight
footlights
footlike
footling
footling presentation
footlings
footlocker
footlockers
footlog
footlong
footlongs

Literary usage of Footlessness

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1. Flower Gardening by Henry Sherman Adams (1913)
"A frequent cause of failure with flowers is what may as well be called footlessness as anything else. That is about what it is; an aimless plunging into the ..."

2. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1901)
"The footlessness of the whole affair, the entire absence of justifying motive or of any sort of profit in the outcome to those who were responsible for the ..."

3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... the revolt of a man against the pure footlessness which had held him in bondage —William Styron, Lie Down In Darkness, 1951 These facts speak eloquently ..."

4. What's on the Worker's Mind: By One who Put on Overalls to Find Out, Whiting by Whiting Williams (1920)
"But after his years of the miner's fast-work-short-loaf, he couldn't stand the footlessness of "Nothing to do most of the time, yet orders against sitting ..."

5. Across the Campus by Caroline M. Fuller (1899)
"It is the general stupidity and footlessness of everything that annoys me," continued Grace. " If a girl is good in Chemistry they make her Ivy Orator, ..."

6. The Meaning of God in Human Experience: A Philosophic Study of Religion by William Ernest Hocking (1912)
"Nay, had the world at first seen the entire hopelessness and footlessness and vanity of that view with the clarity which came to me in that hour, ..."

7. Americans by John Curtis Underwood (1912)
"My son, We're the doctors of men's folly, footlessness and loss. Say, it keeps us on the jump. ..."

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