echoless

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj echoless having or producing no echo "the echoless darkness"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Echoless Without echo or response.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • echoless Giving or yielding no echo; calling forth no response.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Echoless giving no echo, unresponsive
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. ēchō, a sound.

Usage

In literature:

In vain they shouted; their voices were lost in the echoless air.
"The Crusade of the Excelsior" by Bret Harte
The guardian of that silent, echoless place.
"The House on the Borderland" by William Hope Hodgson
To him, there are no prints of deathless feet on its echoless sands, no thrill of immortal music in its joyless air.
"Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales" by Robert L. Taylor
His words faded away in the echoless night till a holy hush brooded o'er beach and forest.
"The Black Wolf's Breed" by Harris Dickson
The sound died away in the wide echoless spaces.
"Peak and Prairie" by Anna Fuller
The sound of his voice in these echoless spaces made him afraid.
"Jimbo" by Algernon Blackwood
The mutter of prayer was instantly lost in echoless space.
"The Bright Shawl" by Joseph Hergesheimer
A distant explosion, a single gunshot, rolled echoless across the flats.
"World of the Drone" by Robert Abernathy
From echoless time it seems to have stood as a type of perfection.
"A Maid of the Kentucky Hills" by Edwin Carlile Litsey
A gloomy, echoless silence, like that which goes before a storm, seemed to brood over the place.
"The Deemster" by Hall Caine
Suddenly there was a flash from the Kasbah, followed by a report, loud, sharp, echoless.
"The Veiled Man" by William Le Queux
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In poetry:

Drifting, trembling,
aching voice –
alone in the universe
echoless.
"Untitled" by Eberhard Arnold
My bosom is but a grave,
My breast a voiceless choir--
Speak not to the echoless cave,
Touch not the broken lyre!
"The Broken Heart" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
I am weary of life, the burdened-filled day,
On the echoless shore in peace I would stray,
Forgetting all sorrow for Christ will it bear,
O take me to Jesus, for I long to be there.
"For I Long To Be There" by Mary Alice Walton