Meaning of “comfortless” in the English Dictionary

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"comfortless" in British English

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comfortlessadjective

uk /ˈkʌm.fət.ləs/ us /ˈkʌm.fɚt.ləs/ formal

Examples from literature

  • A blast of desolation, a portent of disgrace and disaster, seemed to draw through the comfortless hall. 
  • I will not leave you comfortless: I will come unto you. 
  • Most comfortless and disagreeable weather is this for the caravan. 
  • The trip was a comfortless one for officers and men. 
  • They generally lived on large and comfortless tracts of land, and had very few cities away from the sea-coast. 

(Definition of “comfortless” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)