Definition of subjectless in English:



  • See subject

    • ‘We might add that this subjectless experience is what can only be called ‘transcendental’.’
    • ‘The word "sorry" can be used with a preposition phrase headed by for where the preposition has as its complement a subjectless gerund-participial clause or a noun phrase denoting an act.’
    • ‘Thus Brentano's theory draws a sharp line between judgement and predication in recognizing judgements with a non-predicational content and in taking subjectless sentences at face value.’
    • ‘A few newspapers do use subjectless tensed headlines - I've seen it in the Chicago area - but most do not.’
    • ‘The interpretation of Dutch art had been strongly conditioned by Eugene Fromentin's famous view of this painting as essentially subjectless.’