adjective \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


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