bloodless

Part of speech: adjective

Having no blood; pale; lifeless; cold- hearted.

Part of speech: adjective

Free from bloodshed.

Part of speech: adverb

Bloodlessly.

Part of speech: noun

Bloodlessness.

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Usage examples "bloodless":

  1. Thou dost not slumber: see thy two sons' heads, Thy warlike hand, thy mangled daughter here; Thy other banish'd son with this dear sight Struck pale and bloodless; and thy brother, I, Even like a stony image, cold and numb. - "Titus-Andronicus", Shakespeare, William.
  2. Anger flowed into Theseus when he saw the monster standing frightfully before him; he thought of all the youths and maidens that this bloodless thing had destroyed, and all the youths and maidens that it would destroy if he did not slay it now. - "The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles", Padraic Colum.
  3. So sad, so bloodless! - "Lady Rose's Daughter", Mrs. Humphry Ward.