noteless

noteless

[noht-lis]
adjective
1.
not noted; undistinguished; unnoticed.
2.
unmusical or voiceless.

Origin:
1610–20; note + -less

notelessly, adverb
notelessness, noun
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note (nəʊt)
 
n
1.  a brief summary or record in writing, esp a jotting for future reference
2.  a brief letter, usually of an informal nature
3.  a formal written communication, esp from one government to another
4.  a short written statement giving any kind of information
5.  a critical comment, explanatory statement, or reference in the text of a book, often preceded by a number
6.  short for banknote
7.  a characteristic element or atmosphere: a note of sarcasm
8.  a distinctive vocal sound, as of a species of bird or animal: the note of the nightingale
9.  any of a series of graphic signs representing a musical sound whose pitch is indicated by position on the stave and whose duration is indicated by the sign's shape
10.  Also called (esp US and Canadian): tone a musical sound of definite fundamental frequency or pitch
11.  a key on a piano, organ, etc
12.  a sound, as from a musical instrument, used as a signal or warning: the note to retreat was sounded
13.  short for promissory note
14.  archaic, poetic or a tune or melody
15.  of note
 a.  distinguished or famous: an athlete of note
 b.  worth noticing or paying attention to; important: nothing of note
16.  strike the right note to behave appropriately
17.  strike a false note to behave inappropriately
18.  (often foll by of) take note to observe carefully; pay close attention (to)
 
vb
19.  to notice; perceive: he noted that there was a man in the shadows
20.  to pay close attention to; observe: they noted every movement
21.  to make a written note or memorandum of: she noted the date in her diary
22.  to make particular mention of; remark upon: I note that you do not wear shoes
23.  to write down (music, a melody, etc) in notes
24.  See protest to take (an unpaid or dishonoured bill of exchange) to a notary public to re-present the bill and if it is still unaccepted or unpaid to note the circumstances in a register
25.  a less common word for annotate
 
[C13: via Old French from Latin nota sign, indication]
 
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