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  • adjective Without a position (social rank); being an outcast.
  • adjective Without a position (decided viewpoint on an issue).


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position +‎ -less


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  • Mozart did not starve upon being left positionless in Vienna.

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  • Sounds help us anticipate, but in this strange, darkened space, even voices seem to float, positionless, in a void.

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  • He was a positionless player who hit like a shortstop in 2009.

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  • You are a single member of Pakatan Rakyat and, as an elected rep, have the trust of the nameless, faceless, positionless Pakatan grassroots to speak on its behalf in explaining the policy to the people, not deciding on the policy for the people.

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  • But an .863 OPS (151 OPS+) from the positionless man who saw time at LF, 3B and 1B, wasn't enough, and Campanis flipped him for Tommy John in the following offseason.

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  • Huber was seen as positionless (and look, these guys know how to field a good D) and fell out of favor seemingly instantly.

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  • She's evasive and probably has no considered positions on anything, but she's evasive and positionless in the style of people who govern fiscal-lib and grandstand social-con.

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  • “upholding” must be understood with a proviso that it maintains, as mentioned in the foregoing, a “positionless position.”

    Japanese Zen Buddhist Philosophy


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