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from the Middle English word læs or læssa meaning without, pertaining to what is mentioned

A Few Words...

  • hopeless: 'without' hope
  • careless: 'without' care
  • speechless: unable to speak
  • worthless: having no real value
  • harmless: not able or likely to cause harm


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Here's an Example...

Mom was speechless as she watched my new puppy run down the street. With a harmless pat on my back, she asked "How could you have been so careless?" I felt hopeless. Would I ever see Skippy again?


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