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
Items: Is Fashion Modern? avoids both the worn garment and the platonic concept of garment design, landing at a weird and uninspiring place in the middle, hanging lifeless like a dress on a mannequin.
Searchers found Justice Rees’ lifeless body in the slough weeks later.
McBride was pronounced dead Tuesday after he was found lifeless at his mobile home, where a generator was running inside, according to Sumter County Coroner Robert Baker Jr. Baker says McBride died from carbon monoxide poisoning.
From Nashville's Grand Ole Opry, Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman told the story of a young girl who survived by clinging to her mother's lifeless body.
That was enough to edge the Nationals, who have been weighed down by a lifeless offense and a bullpen that spoiled Monday's game.
More: Michigan report card: Ground attack takes off in win vs. Rutgers Hope can raise spirits, heal wounds and inject life into an otherwise lifeless situation.
Still, the Suns submarined them with three consecutive blowout losses, each as lifeless as the next.
Hours later, at about 3 a.m., Sloan saw his brother lying on a couch, apparently lifeless.
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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
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