from The Century Dictionary.
- Giving or yielding no echo; calling forth no response.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Without echo or response.
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- adjective Without
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective having or producing no echo
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This colourless light, and the shrill echoless sound of their steps on the tiled paving were so familiar to Rubashov that for a few seconds he played with the illusion that he was dreaming again.
Autumn Thomas Plastino Martin 2010
Instead of getting drunk every night or coming up with another act to fool doctors into prescribing them drugs, they funnel their money and creative energies into “vast, echoless complex [es]” whose “stalactites have been precision-cut by CNC-milling machines, the walls shaped by computer-programmable routers.”
Prunings XL 2008
ROB MARCIANO, CNN METEOROLOGIST (voice over): Electronics engineer Kate Remley watches buildings implode, conducts tests in abandoned mines and works in this odd-looking echoless chamber.
Instead of getting drunk every night or coming up with another act to fool doctors into prescribing them drugs, they funnel their money and creative energies into “vast, echoless complexes” whose “stalactites have been precision-cut by CNC-milling machines, the walls shaped by computer-programmable routers.”
Archive 2008-03-01 2008
Footsteps cracked away down an unseen corridor above him, quickly swallowed in the echoless stone.
Spirit Gate 2006
Certain effects — an agreeable warmth, a delicate stillness, an echoless silence — gave our voices unaccustomed tone; at least, the listener fancied so.
In the absence of vibratory media the noises of the reef are isolated. furtive, echoless — staccato accidentals and dull dissonances out of tune with the soothing theme of the sea.
My Tropic Isle 2003
His voice sounded flat and mute by the echoless expanse of plain.
Mission Of Honor Clancy, Tom 2002
The padded walls soaked up his laughter, echoless.
A Fire Upon the Deep Vinge, Vernor 1992
The continuing sounds were muffled, echoless -- external.
Blood of Amber Zelazny, Roger 1986