A'wless. adj. [from awe, and the negative less.]
- Without reverence.
Against whose fury, and th' unmatched force,
The awless lion could not wage the fight. Shak. King John.
He claims the bull with awless insolence,
And having seiz'd his horns, accosts the prince. Dryden.
- Without the power of causing reverence.
Ah me! I see the ruin of my house;
The tyger now hath seiz'd the gentle hind:
Insulting tyranny begins to jut
Upon the innocent and awless throne. Shakesp. Rich. III.