Etymology
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napless (adj.)

"worn threadbare," 1590s, from nap (n.1) + -less.

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bottomless (adj.)

early 14c., "without a bottom," from bottom + -less. From 1560s as "baseless, unsubstantial."

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lusterless (adj.)

"without luster," 1796, from luster (n.1)  + -less.

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measureless (adj.)

"immeasurable, unlimited," late 14c., mesureles, from measure (n.) + -less.

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rudderless (adj.)

"lacking a rudder," c. 1600, from rudder (n.) + -less.

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makeless (adj.)

early 13c., "peerless, without equal," from make (n.) + -less. Meaning "mateless, widowed" is from early 15c.

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bootless (adj.1)

"lacking boots," late 14c., from boot (n.1) + -less.

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smokeless (adj.)

"emitting little smoke," 1580s, from smoke (n.1) + -less.

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formless (adj.)

1590s, from form (n.) + -less. Related: Formlessly; formlessness.

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flavorless (adj.)

1730, from flavor (n.) + -less. Related: Flavorlessly; flavorlessness.

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