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limp

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of limp

  1. 1 not stiff in structure <his broken arm was limp as he held it against his side> Synonyms droopy, flaccid, floppy, lank, yielding Related Words flabby, mushy, semisoft, soft, squashy, squishy; delicate, flimsy, insubstantial; elastic, flexible, lax, loose, pliant, relaxed, resilient, springy, stretchy, supple Near Antonyms firm, hard, indurated, solid, sound, strong; brittle, crisp; compact, dense, substantial Antonyms inflexible, resilient, rigid, stiff, sturdy, tense

  2. 2 depleted in strength, energy, or freshness <the limp runners just dropped to the ground after crossing the finish line> Synonyms all in, aweary [archaic], beat, beaten, bleary, burned-out (or burnt-out), bushed, dead, done, done in, drained, exhausted, fatigued, jaded, knackered [British], weary, logy (also loggy), played out, pooped [slang], prostrate, spent, tapped out, tired, tuckered (out), washed-out, wearied, wiped out, worn, worn-outRelated Words overfatigued, overtaxed, overworked; broken-down, run-down; debilitated, enervate, enervated, enfeebled, sapped, weakened; drowsy, heavy, sleepy; lethargic, sluggishNear Antonyms fresh, refreshed, rejuvenated, relaxed, rested, revitalized; active, energetic, invigorated, peppy, strengthened, strong, tireless, vitalized, wearilessAntonyms unwearied

  3. 3 lacking bodily energy or motivation <the team's limp performance has many calling for the head coach's resignation> Synonyms enervated, lackadaisical, languid, languishing, languorous, listless, spiritlessRelated Words indolent, lazy, slothful; dull, lethargic, logy (also loggy), sleepy, sluggish, torpid; exhausted, knackered [British], tired, weary; feeble, frail, weak; apathetic, impassive, indifferent, phlegmatic, stolid; careless, heedless, thoughtless, unwary; inactive, inertNear Antonyms active, dynamic, industrious, kinetic; avid, eager, enthusiastic, keen, lively, pumped, vivacious; cheerful, chipper, perky, up; agog, alert, awake, dapper, open-eyed, sleepless, vigilant, watchful, wide-awakeAntonyms ambitious, animated, energetic, enterprising, motivated




limp

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of limp

  1. 1 to walk while favoring one leg <she limped all day after stubbing her toe on the lawn sprinkler> Synonyms halt, hobble Related Words hitch; blunder, falter, flounder, lurch, shamble, shuffle, stagger, stumble, teeter, totter, waver, wobble (also wabble); dodder Near Antonyms breeze, glide, sail Antonyms stride

  2. 2 to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually <the damaged boat limped back into port> Synonyms blunder, bumble, flog [British], flounder, lumber, plod, struggle, stumble, trudgeRelated Words jog, shamble, shuffle; wallow, welter; falter, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter; fumble, muddleNear Antonyms coast, fly, glide, kilt, sail, zip, zoom

  3. 3 to move slowly <we'll have to stop limping if we are ever going to make our destination in time> Synonyms creak (along), creep, drag, inch, crawl, nose, ooze, plod, poke, slouch, snailRelated Words lumber, shamble, shuffle, tramp, trudgeNear Antonyms float, glide, sail; hurry, tearAntonyms fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip




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