(adverb) without bloodshed; in a bloodless manner; without shedding blood; “the coup disposed of the dictator bloodlessly”

Source: WordNet® 3.1



bloodlessly (comparative more bloodlessly, superlative most bloodlessly)

In a bloodless manner.

Source: Wiktionary


Blood"less, a. Etym: [AS. bl.]

1. Destitute of blood, or apparently so; as, bloodless cheeks; lifeless; dead. The bloodless carcass of my Hector sold. Dryden.

2. Not attended with shedding of blood, or slaughter; as, a bloodless victory. Froude.

3. Without spirit or activity. Thou bloodless remnant of that royal blood ! Shak.

– Blood"less*ly, adv.

– Blood"less*ness, n.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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