What does the word childless mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Childlessness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having no children.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Childlessly.

Usage examples for childless

  1. Mary, however, died childless; William was sinking into years and in miserable health, apparently only waiting and anxious for death, and it was clear that he would not marry again. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  2. For they made me childless, and forlorn for ever, of the flower of sons. – The Rhesus of Euripedes by Euripedes
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