No Inglês, o sufixo-less significa “SEM”. Aqui estão 10 palavras em inglês com a terminação com exemplos para você ver como as palavras são usadas:
1. Careless = Sem prezar
My sister is very careless with her possessions. For example, she left her laptop on the sofa and later someone sat on it.
2. Doubtless = Sem Duvidas
The prices will doubtless go down around Christmas time – there are always holiday discounts.
3. Endless = Sem Fim (ou muito longo)
I hate going to my aunt’s house, because then I have to listen to her endless stories about her dogs.
Nota: Normalmente usamos “endless” para falar exageradamente de como algo é demorado.
4. Fearless = Corajoso, Sem Medo
John loves radical sports like rock climbing and skydiving. He’s absolutely fearless.
5. Helpless = Impossibilitado De Ajudar A Si Mesmo Ou Os Outros.
Little babies are so helpless. Their mothers need to do everything for them.
Oposto: “self-sufficient” – someone who can take care of him or herself.
6. Homeless = Alguém Que Não Tem Onde Morar
In the city center, there are a lot of homeless people who sleep on the streets.
7. Hopeless = Sem Esperança
The doctors say it’s hopeless – his cancer can’t be cured.
8. Restless = Agitado
I’ve been sitting at a computer for the past 6 hours and I’m feeling restless – let’s go for a walk!
9. Tasteless = Algo Sem Gosto
The food at that restaurant is cheap, and it’s pretty tasteless.
Oposto: flavorful, tasty
9. Tasteless = Não Apropriado
It would have been a good movie for kids, except it had a completely tasteless sex scene in the middle.
10. Useless = Descreve Algo Que Não Pode Ser Usado
This brochure is useless – all the information is out-of-date. We’ll have to call to get the current information.