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footless

[foo t-lis] /ˈfʊt lɪs/
adjective
1.
lacking a foot or feet.
2.
having no support or basis; unsubstantial:
footless dreams of glory.
3.
awkward, helpless, or inefficient.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see foot, -less
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  • The arms and legs simply ended in nothing, handless and footless.
  • Most of the world's robots are faceless, footless and mute.
  • When he retires for the night it is a headless and footless pair of pajamas that gets in between the sheets.
Word Origin and History for footless
adj.

late 14c., from foot (n.) + -less.

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