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lifeless

adjective life·less \ˈlīf-ləs\

: having no living things

: dead or appearing to be dead

: lacking spirit, interest, or energy

Full Definition of LIFELESS

:  having no life:
a :  dead
b :  inanimate
c :  lacking qualities expressive of life and vigor :  insipid
d :  destitute of living beings
life·less·ly adverb
life·less·ness noun

Examples of LIFELESS

  1. a cold and lifeless landscape
  2. The book's plot was lifeless and predictable.

First Known Use of LIFELESS

before 12th century

Rhymes with LIFELESS

LIFELESS Defined for Kids

lifeless

adjective life·less \ˈlīf-ləs\

Definition of LIFELESS for Kids

1
:  having no living things <a lifeless planet>
2
:  dead or appearing to be dead
3
:  lacking spirit, interest, or energy <a lifeless house>

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