Definition of Headlessness

1. Noun. The state of being headless. ¹



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Definition of Headlessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Headlessness

headily
headiness
headinesses
heading
headings
headish
headkerchief
headlamp
headlamps
headland
headlands
headlap
headlaps
headless
headlessly
headlessness (current term)
headlessnesses
headlight
headlighting
headlightings
headlights
headlike
headline
headlined
headliner
headliners
headlines
headlinese
headling
headlining

Literary usage of Headlessness

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1. Scottish Chapbook Literature by William Harvey (1903)
"The phantom immediately came forward to the bed, and setting its forefeet on the stock, looked steadfastly in all its awful headlessness at the unfortunate ..."

2. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1899)
"At court he found the greatest confusion and headlessness. The only man in the royal family, William, had been sent away to hide himself. ..."

3. Putnam's Monthly (1907)
"... would have delighted Amy March; here and there a broken and weather-beaten statue of stone or marble, poked its head or its headlessness ..."

4. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1908)
"... men of natural gifts and educated taste, experienced in the humanities, there would be no mob ; for the condition of headlessness, of unguided- ness, ..."

5. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1908)
"... if there were critics, men of natural gifts and educated taste, experienced in the humanities, there would be no mob ; for the condition of headlessness ..."

6. The New American Type: And Other Essays by Henry Dwight Sedgwick (1908)
"If there were critics, men of natural gifts and educated taste, experienced in the humanities, there would be no mob; for the condition of headlessness, ..."

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