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Definition of Wifeless

  • Without a wife; unmarried.

How to use wifeless in a sentence. Wifeless pronunciation.

But when Strang spoke again it was in a voice as soft and as gentle as a woman's. "Those are the men who have vilified us, Captain Plum; who have covered us with crimes that we have never committed; who have driven our people into groups that they may be free from depredation; who watch like vultures to despoil our women; wild wifeless men, Captain Plum, who have left families and character behind them and who have sought the wilderness to escape the penalties of law and order.
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The very wife whom he held securely had only been won by keeping silence; tell her the story of the last few days, and behold him altogether wifeless.
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When the squaws became preoccupied with cooking beans and keeping the fire going for the wifeless miners, and the bucks with swapping their warm furs for black bottles and broken time-pieces, he took to his bed, said "Bless me" several times, and departed to his final accounting in a rough-hewn, oblong box.
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He was a widower, old enough to be Christie's father; but after five wifeless years he decided to wed again, and having a cheerful conceit of himself and his cash, and reckoning that he had only to drop the handkerchief to any female, decided on Christie Morrison, because her temper was golden and her figure fine, and her character above reproach.
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He was, consequently, no father of a family, with a wife and a son; he stood alone in jealous isolation, wifeless and childless.
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He was a wifeless man, an', by the look o't, had given up all wish to coax the female eye: for he dressed no better'n a jockey, an' all his diversion was to ride in to Tregarrick Market o' Saturdays, an' hang round the doorway o' the Pack-Horse Inn, by A. Walters, and glower at the men an' women passin' up and down the Fore Street, an' stand drinkin' brandy an' water while the horse-jockeys there my-lord'ed 'en.
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Of course I tried to dissuade her, but my arguments were those of a wifeless man, and very weak.
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In this woeful plight, moneyless, wifeless, horseless, corporalless, with a gag in his mouth and a rope round his body, are we compelled to leave the gallant Galgenstein, until his friends and the progress of this history shall deliver him from his durance.
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Mr. Gilfil was a bachelor, then? That is the conclusion to which you would probably have come if you had entered his sitting-room, where the bare tables, the large old-fashioned horse-hair chairs, and the threadbare Turkey carpet perpetually fumigated with tobacco, seemed to tell a story of wifeless existence that was contradicted by no portrait, no piece of embroidery, no faded bit of pretty triviality, hinting of taper-fingers and small feminine ambitions.
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Behold me, a lonely, ruined, wifeless, childless wretch!
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Hester tried to do all she could for Sylvia; Philip had told her to take care of his wife and child; but she had the conviction that Sylvia had so materially failed in her duties as to have made her husband an exile from his home-a penniless wanderer, wifeless and childless, in some strange country, whose very aspect was friendless, while the cause of all lived on in the comfortable home where he had placed her, wanting for nothing-an object of interest and regard to many friends-with a lovely little child to give her joy for the present, and hope for the future; while he, the poor outcast, might even lie dead by the wayside.
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Examples of Wifeless

Example #1
It is they who would destroy us.
Example #2
He waited for the thunder of that throat and his nerves keyed themselves to meet its bursting passion.
Example #3
Why, in his very behaviour he had offered the cure for her heartburn; and her calmness showed how effective the remedy would be.
Example #4
As if Beatrice would greatly care!
Example #5
Whereupon the gamblers moved their roulette and faro tables into the mission house, and the click of chips and clink of glasses went up from dawn till dark and to dawn again.
Example #6
With the infusion of several hundred gold-seekers, a deal of whisky, and half-a-dozen equipped gamblers, the missionary had seen the page of his years of labour with the Indians wiped clean.