Fadeless vs Fameless - What's the difference?

fadeless | fameless |

As adjectives the difference between fadeless and fameless

is that fadeless is not fading; eternal while fameless is (chiefly|obsolete) without fame.




  • Not fading; eternal
  • * {{quote-book, year=1887, author=Various, title=The Poets and Poetry of Cecil County, Maryland, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Palms of vict'ry thou shall bear, / And a crown of fadeless light / Will be given thee to wear, / And a robe of spotless white. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1892, author=Herman Melville, title=White Jacket, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=That look is the fadeless , ever infantile immortality within. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1910, author=Helen Keller, title=The Song of the Stone Wall, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=




    (en adjective)
  • (chiefly, obsolete) Without fame.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1834, author=, title=The Pilgrims Of The Rhine, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Sluggish are the spirits and base the lot of the men I am ordained to lead through a dull life to a fameless grave. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1915, author=William Crosbie Hunter, title=Evening Round Up, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=And in the midst of better conditions and brighter prospects the shameless, brainless, fameless bipeds pollute the atmosphere, poison hearts and plant discontent. }}


    * famed * famous