Definition of Subjectless

1. a. Having no subject.



Definition of Subjectless

1. Adjective. Lacking a subject ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subjectless

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Subjectless

subjectivising
subjectivism
subjectivisms
subjectivist
subjectivistic
subjectivistically
subjectivists
subjectivities
subjectivity
subjectivization
subjectivizations
subjectivize
subjectivized
subjectivizes
subjectivizing
subjectless (current term)
subjectness
subjects
subjectwise
subjet
subjets
subjicible
subjoin
subjoinder
subjoinders
subjoined
subjoining
subjoins
subjugable
subjugal

Literary usage of Subjectless

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

1. The Origin of the Knowledge of Right and Wrong by Franz Clemens Brentano, ( (1902)
"We saw that Miklosich expressed the view that the finite verb of subjectless propositions always stands in the third person of the singular, and, ..."

2. New High German: A Comparative Study by William Winston Valentine (1894)
"Impersonal verbs would be better called subjectless verbe. There are namely temporal events or phenomena, which from their nature belong to no subject, as, ..."

3. The Impersonal Judgment: Its Nature, Origin, and Significance by Simon Fraser MacLennan (1897)
"... propositions with a reflexive verb; (III), subjectless propositions with a passive verb; (IV), subjectless propositions with a noun and a verb to be. ..."

4. The University of Chicago Contributions to Philosophy by University of Chicago (1897)
"... (II), subjectless propositions with a reflexive verb; (III), subjectless propositions with a passive verb; (IV), subjectless propositions with a noun ..."

5. Logic by Christoph Sigwart (1895)
"... of an inner perception of these events in which there is no perceiver, but only the object of the perception, the subjectless will or feeling itself. ..."

6. Logic by Christoph Sigwart (1895)
"... of an inner perception of these events in which there is no perceiver, but only the object of the perception, the subjectless will or feeling itself. ..."

7. A Handbook of Colloquial Japanese by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1898)
"Here the verb naoshi, " mend," is active, but as usual subjectless, so that the wording is, as literally as may be :— " I am going to send the boots (for ..."

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