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[chahrt-lis] /ˈtʃɑrt lɪs/
uncharted or unknown:
chartless regions of space.
Origin of chartless
1800-10; chart + -less Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In all the chartless future, freedom was the one thing for which she longed.

    Eden Edgar Saltus
  • The American desert, not much more than a chartless sea, framed and emphasized the traffic.

    The Last American Frontier Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson
  • His imagination pictured Cyrus and Belinda starting as light-hearted adventurers to sail the chartless seas of romance.

    Virginia Ellen Glasgow
  • He dies of it; dies of the striving to find an anchorage for life, and of his inability to find it in this chartless sea.

    The Poetry Of Robert Browning Stopford A. Brooke
  • One is left compassless, rudderless, chartless on a sea of ideas.

  • And in this fashion they sat and mapped the chartless future.

  • Too much of college teaching is a blind groping, chartless and without compass.

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • How did these coasters of the wilds guide themselves over prairies that were a chartless sea and mountains that were a wilderness?

  • Its hundreds of thousands of square miles were as dark and chartless as Darkest Africa.

British Dictionary definitions for chartless


not mapped; uncharted
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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