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sunless

[suhn-lis] /ˈsʌn lɪs/
adjective
1.
lacking sun or sunlight; dark:
a sunless room.
2.
dismal; gloomy; cheerless:
a sunless smile.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; sun + -less
Related forms
sunlessly, adverb
sunlessness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sunlessness

sunless

/ˈsʌnlɪs/
adjective
1.
without sun or sunshine
2.
gloomy; depressing
Derived Forms
sunlessly, adverb
sunlessness, noun
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