-less etymology

English word -less comes from Middle English -les

Detailed word origin of -less

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-les Middle English (enm)
-less English (eng) Lacking (something); without (something).

Words with the same origin as -less

Descendants of -les
careless countless endless express fearless harmless heartless helpless homeless hopeless meaningless pointless powerless priceless reckless regardless relentless restless ruthless senseless shameless speechless useless wireless worthless