What does the word bloodless mean?

    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.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Padraic Colum
  3. So sad, so bloodless! – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward