Definition of redeless in English:

redeless

adjective

archaic
  • Without counsel or advice; foolish, heedless; resourceless, perplexed, confused.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Daniel. Cognate with or formed similarly to Middle Dutch raedloos, radeloos (Dutch radeloos), Old High German ratelōs (German ratlos), Old Icelandic ráðlauss, Old Swedish radhlös (Swedish rådlös), Danish raadløs (now rådløs), all showing a similar range of meanings from the Germanic base of rede + the Germanic base of -less. Compare later unredy, unready.

Pronunciation

redeless

/ˈriːdlɪs/