characterless adj : lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting; "women dressed in nondescript clothes"; "a nondescript novel" [syn: nondescript]
- 1855 William Cooper Nell, Harriet Beecher Stowe - The Colored
Patriots of the American Revolution
- The great mass of American citizens estimate us, as being a characterless and purposeless people ; and hence we hold up our heads, if at all, against the withering influence of a nation's scorn and contempt.
amorphic, amorphous, anarchic, arid, baggy, bare, barren, blah, bland, blank, bleached, blobby, bloodless, blurred, blurry, chaotic, childish, clear, cold, colorless, confused, dead, devoid, dismal, disorderly, draggy, drearisome, dreary, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, etiolated, fade, featureless, flat, formless, futile, fuzzy, hazy, heavy, ho-hum, hollow, impotent, inane, inchoate, indecisive, indefinite, indeterminate, inexcitable, infantile, inform, insipid, jejune, kaleidoscopic, leaden, lifeless, low-spirited, lumpen, misty, namby-pamby, nondescript, null, null and void, obscure, orderless, pale, pallid, pantywaist, pedestrian, plodding, pointless, poky, ponderous, powerless, shapeless, sissified, sissy, slow, solemn, spiritless, sterile, stiff, stodgy, stuffy, superficial, tasteless, tedious, unclear, undefined, unlively, unmanly, unordered, unorganized, unrelieved, vacant, vacuous, vague, vapid, void, weak, white, wishy-washy, with nothing inside, without content, wooden