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objectless

[ob-jikt-lis, -jekt-] /ˈɒb dʒɪkt lɪs, -dʒɛkt-/
adjective
1.
not directed toward any goal; purposeless; aimless.
2.
having no object:
an objectless preposition.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; object + -less
Related forms
objectlessly, adverb
objectlessness, noun
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