Main definitions of treelessness in US English:

: treelessness1treelessness2

treelessness1

noun

  • See tree

    • ‘Why their comparative treelessness should deter the visitor is a problem.’
    • ‘At first it's all barren desert, but, once you get into the state about 20 miles and the small towns start popping up, that treelessness begins to remind you of the treelessness of the midwest.’
    • ‘Through the window of treelessness, the sunset is paralysing, a fireball sinking into rolling hills.’
    • ‘But as for the cons, the treelessness is only in some places and that's because this is part of the prairie states.’
    • ‘Other hypothesized explanations for treelessness have included both soil moisture limitations or excessive soil moisture.’

Main definitions of treelessness in US English:

: treelessness1treelessness2

treelessness2

noun

  • See tree

    • ‘The treelessness of the region has been produced gradually, by the increasing dryness of the climate.’
    • ‘The number of other theories that have been advanced at different times to account for the treelessness of the prairies is very great.’
    • ‘He marveled at arid treelessness.’

Pronunciation

treelessness

/ˈtrēləsnəs//ˈtriləsnəs/