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cloudless

[kloud-lis] /ˈklaʊd lɪs/
adjective
1.
having no clouds; clear:
a cloudless sky.
Origin of cloudless
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English. See cloud, -less
Related forms
cloudlessly, adverb
cloudlessness, noun
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  • The sun has set, the moon has not risen; a cloudless sky discloses a heaven glittering with countless gems of light.

    The Story of the Heavens Robert Stawell Ball
  • At 6.30 robins were already dropping in, notwithstanding the sky was cloudless.

    The Foot-path Way Bradford Torrey
  • The sun was now quite close to the horizon, branding the ocean with a purple glare, but itself descending into a cloudless sky.

  • Through the remainder of that cloudless night she wrestled silently.

    Macaria Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
  • He cast his eye skyward, where the sun shone hot from the cloudless blue.

    The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
  • The preceding day had been gray and uncertain, but this was golden and cloudless.

  • The sky was blue and cloudless above him, and there were no stars at all.

    Homo Inferior Mari Wolf
  • When I awoke, the sun was shining in a cloudless sky, and every body was up.

Word Origin and History for cloudless
adj.

1590s, from cloud (n.) + -less.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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