poor-spirited

adjective
poor-spir·​it·​ed | \ ˈpu̇r-ˈspir-ə-təd How to pronounce poor-spirited (audio) , ˈpȯr- \

Definition of poor-spirited

: lacking zest, confidence, or courage

Other Words from poor-spirited

poor-spiritedly adverb
poor-spiritedness noun

First Known Use of poor-spirited

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Poor-spirited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poor-spirited. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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