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1. having no sleeves;
- Example: "sleeveless summer dresses"

2. unproductive of success;
- Example: "a fruitless search"
- Example: "futile years after her artistic peak"
- Example: "a sleeveless errand"
- Example: "a vain attempt"
[syn: bootless, fruitless, futile, sleeveless, vain]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sleeveless \Sleeve"less\, a. [AS. sl[=e]fle['a]s.] 1. Having no sleeves. [1913 Webster] 2. Lacking a cover, pretext, or palliation; unreasonable; profitless; bootless; useless. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] The vexation of a sleeveless errand. --Bp. Warburton. [1913 Webster]