What is bloodless?

  • (adj): Devoid of human emotion or feeling.
    Example: "Charts of bloodless economic indicators"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on bloodless:

List of Bloodless Wars
... The following is a list of bloodless wars McGowan's War Aroostook War Pig War Dodge City War Red River Bridge War Turbot War Cod Wars Anglo-Swedish ...
Bloodless War
... A bloodless war is generally a small conflict, crisis, or dispute between rival groups that is resolved without death or injury, although the threat of violence usually seems very ... Therefore, the term "bloodless war" is somewhat of an oxymoron ...
Intraoperative Blood Salvage - Bloodless Options
... events associated with allogenic transfusion are often grouped under the umbrella phrase bloodless surgery ... There are several so-called bloodless options ...
Bloodless Line
... A Bloodless line is an area of the body usually a path reflecting the term "line" which is avascular (does not contain blood vessels) ... Bloodless lines for example, Brodel's bloodless line is between the anterior and posterior renal segments which is used in surgery to reduce the chance of ...
Nonviolent Revolution - Peaceful Revolution
... A peaceful revolution or bloodless coup is a regime change that occurs without violence ... but the loyalists (government) negotiate or surrender to divert armed conflict it is called a bloodless war ... peaceful revolutions that have occurred are the Bloodless Revolution of 1688 in England, the People Power Revolution of 1986 in the Philippines, and the peaceful revolution of 1989 in Germany ...

More definitions of "bloodless":

  • (adj): Without vigor or zest or energy.
    Example: "An insipid and bloodless young man"
  • (adj): Destitute of blood or apparently so.
    Example: "The bloodless carcass of my Hector sold"- John Dryden
    Synonyms: exsanguine, exsanguinous
  • (adj): Ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion.
    Example: "Tried to speak with bloodless lips"
    Synonyms: ashen, blanched, livid, white
  • (adj): Free from blood or bloodshed.
    Example: "Bloodless surgery"; "a bloodless coup"

Famous quotes containing the word bloodless:

    There is no pleasing New Englanders, my dear, their soil is all rocks and their hearts are bloodless absolutes.
    John Updike (b. 1932)

    Two bloodless wolves whose dry throats rattle,
    Two crows perched on the murrained cattle,
    Two vipers tangled into one.
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

    Books are good enough in their own way, but they are a mighty bloodless substitute for life.
    Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)