One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1In mystical use: not manifested in a particular form; formless. Now rare.
2Computing. Designating a program, system, or user interface that allows the user to perform various different types of action without having to switch between different modes of operation; specifically designating a dialog box that does not need to be responded to before the system will permit any other interaction.
Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From mode + -less.
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