AskDefine | Define nameless

Dictionary Definition

nameless adj : being or having an unknown or unnamed source; "a poem by an unknown author"; "corporations responsible to nameless owners"; "an unnamed donor" [syn: unidentified, unknown, unnamed]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. not having a name; unnamed
  2. whose name is unknown; unidentified or obscure
  3. anonymous
  4. unable to be described or expressed


Extensive Definition

The term nameless usually refers to someone or something that doesn't have a name. Other than that it can refer to following:


In music

In fiction

In religion

  • Biblical nameless, characters of the Bible, who are unnamed in the Bible itself but are given names in Jewish or Christian mythology
  • Nameless, a type of angels in Islam, who were created solely for the purpose of praising Allah and therefore have 70 thousand heads, each with 70 thousand mouths that speak 70 thousand languages solely to sing praises
nameless in French: Nameless

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