Examples of lifeless in a Sentence
a cold and lifeless landscape
The book's plot was lifeless and predictable.
Recent Examples of lifeless from the Web
His pitches would come out flat and lifeless, and they’d get hammered.
Minton then dragged Kenneth Hood's lifeless body into the garage.
The Chicago Tribune reported in 1997 that police believed the killer spent time with lifeless bodies after murdering them.
Feel free to give up on that buzzy haircare line that everyone else loves but leaves your strands limp and lifeless.
Bartels' lifeless body was found later that day,court documents say.
For the most part, the Tigers looked lifeless, once again, getting swept by the Mariners and losing for the sixth consecutive game, 9-6.
Silicones get a bad rap for coating the hair, eventually causing buildup that leaves hair weighed down, dull, and lifeless.
Once inside, police found the two lifeless children — Juliana Camara, 6, and her brother, Julian Camara, who was 18 months — inside their father’s bedroom, the statement explains.
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First Known Use of lifeless
before 12th century
Synonymsasleep, breathless, cold, deceased, defunct, demised, departed, fallen, gone, late, dead, low
Antonymsalive, animate, breathing, going, live, living, quick
Related Wordsextinct; dying, fading, moribund; stillborn; finished, lapsed, terminated; inanimate, insensate, nonliving
Near Antonymsanimated; dynamic, lively, thriving, vibrant, vital, vivacious; active, functioning, operative, running
LIFELESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lifeless for English Language Learners
: having no living things
: dead or appearing to be dead
: lacking spirit, interest, or energy
LIFELESS Defined for Kids
Definition of lifeless for Students
- a lifeless planet
- a lifeless house
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