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
But just staying alive for another week was a huge victory for a Seattle team that a week ago Sunday appeared merely lifeless in a 42-7 home loss to the Rams that essentially handed the division to Los Angeles.
The script was a hot mess of lazy storytelling, absurd plot holes, recycled ideas and lifeless characterizations.
Corals are very sensitive to temperature changes, and as the ocean warms due to human activity, large swaths of the world’s reefs have died, leaving behind only lifeless white coral skeletons.
Bryant has largely injected potential into a previously lifeless position for the Steelers, but noted his inexperience in the position showing against the Baltimore Ravens.
The sparkling stopped immediately, and the bin became a flat, rather lifeless blue.
So the ship instead gave itself up to the crushing pressure and annihilating winds of the atmosphere of Saturn, the lifeless mother of those potentially living moons.
The debris has been bulldozed and what’s left is a tidy grid of mostly empty buildings and lifeless sidewalks.
Abbey Conner, 20, a UW-Whitewater student who was pulled lifeless out of a pool under mysterious circumstances just hours after arriving with her family at a Playa del Carmen resort in January.
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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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