Definition of Hymnless

1. lacking a hymn [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hymnless

hymies
hymn
hymn-book
hymnal
hymnally
hymnals
hymnaries
hymnary
hymnbook
hymnbooks
hymned
hymnic
hymning
hymnist
hymnists
hymnless (current term)
hymnlike
hymnodic
hymnodies
hymnodist
hymnodists
hymnody
hymnographer
hymnographers
hymnography
hymnologies
hymnologist
hymnologists
hymnology
hymns

Literary usage of Hymnless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Religions of India by Edward Washburn Hopkins (1895)
"... and Wind still makes with these two a notable triad,1 whereas Indra, impotent as he is, hymnless as he is, — save in the oldest portions of the work,— ..."

2. Songs of the Free and Hymns of Christian Freedom by Maria Weston Chapman (1836)
"... Heedless, in dust, the awe of nations lies ; Jove's thunder crumbles in his mouldering hand, And mute as sepulchres the hymnless temples stand. ..."

3. Songs of the Free and Hymns of Christian Freedom by Maria Weston Chapman (1836)
"... Heedless, in dust, the awe of nations lies ; Jove's thunder crumbles in his mouldering hand, And mute as sepulchres the hymnless temples stand. ..."

4. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1866)
"And bear the mourner on my viewless wings ; I bid the hymnless churl my anthem learn, And God adore; ..."

5. Beacon Lights of Patriotism: Or, Historic Incentives to Virtue and Good by Henry Beebee Carrington (1894)
"... I bid the hymnless churl my anthem learn, And God adore; I call the worldling from his dross to turn, And sing and soar." "Not to myself alone," The ..."

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