(Old English: -leas, from leas, "free from, devoid of, false, feigned"; suffix meaning "lacking")
2. Producing no fruit; barren.
3. Useless; unproductive; without results or succes.
2. Inferior or clumsy in treatment or performance: "The audience was critical of the graceless production of the school play."
2. Any of the numerous fine, usually cylindrical, keratinous filaments growing from the skin of humans and animals; a pilus.
3. An aggregate of such filaments, as that covering the human head or forming the coat of most mammals.
4. A similar fine, filamentous outgrowth from the body of insects, spiders, etc.
5. Plants: a filamentous outgrowth of the epidermis.
6. Cloth made of hair from animals; such as, camel and alpaca.
7. A very small amount, degree, measure, magnitude, etc.; a fraction, as of time or space: "He lost the race by a hair."
8. To get into someone's hair; slang, to annoy or bother someone.
9. To let one's hair down:
To relax; behave informally: "She finally let her hair down and actually started to talk to us."
To speak candidly or frankly; to remove or to reduce restraints: "He let his hair down and told them about his marital problems."
11. To split hairs, to make unnecessarily fine or petty distinctions: "To argue about whether they arrived at two o'clock or at one minute after two is just splitting hairs."
12. To tear out one's hair is to manifest extreme anxiety, grief, or anger.
13. To a hair, perfect to the smallest detail; exactly: "The copy matched the original production to a hair."
14. Without turning a hair, without showing the least excitement or emotion.
15. A ball of hair: an accumulation of hair in the stomach or intestines of a cat or other animal as a result of the animal's licking its coat.
Because of Nathan's homeliness, people often thought he was homeless.
2. Ungoverned or ungovernable.