Meaning of nameless

name•less

Pronunciation: (nām'lis), [key]
— adj.
  1. having no name.
  2. left unnamed: a certain person who shall be nameless.
  3. anonymous: a nameless source of information.
  4. incapable of being specified or described: a nameless charm.
  5. too shocking or vile to be specified: a nameless crime.
  6. having no legitimate paternal name, as a child born out of wedlock.
  7. unknown to fame; obscure: a nameless poet; nameless defenders of the country.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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