soulless

adjective
soul·less | \ˈsōl-ləs \

Definition of soulless 

: having no soul or no greatness or warmth of mind or feeling

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Other Words from soulless

soullessly adverb
soullessness noun

Examples of soulless in a Sentence

a government run by soulless bureaucrats These companies are heartless, soulless, money-making machines. The houses in the new development are completely soulless.
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This was the woman whose retirement party at Stoneleigh helped make a miracle happen last week in Pennsylvania’s notoriously soulless General Assembly. Maria Panaritis, Philly.com, "'They almost need therapists': How the fight to save Stoneleigh brought Pa. zombie pols back to life, too | Maria Panaritis," 28 June 2018 Few entities in sports or entertainment have honed soulless cynicism to as fine a point as FIFA, the international, scandal-ridden soccer federation. John Anderson, WSJ, "‘The Workers Cup’ Review: Laboring on and off the Pitch," 5 July 2018 The only company that will hire him is Regalview Telemarketing — the soulless marketing firm that sells a nonsensical service called Worry Free Living Solutions. J.r. Kinnard, The Seattle Times, "‘Sorry to Bother You’: a fearless satire on race and the ultimate sellout," 2 July 2018 Description: Sandra Oh plays a bored MI5 desk jockey who stumbles into investigating a brilliant, soulless assassin (Jodie Comer). Trenesha N Striggles, azcentral, "Here's the shows you should binge-watch while it's hot outside," 27 June 2018 Most of my choices wouldn’t make sense to a soulless careerist. Heather Havrilesky, The Cut, "Writing for the Awl Was the Best Mid-Career Decision I Ever Made," 19 Jan. 2018 In 2018, when a certain soulless design aesthetic shows signs of fatigue, Crespi’s work is more relevant than ever. Tiziana Cardini, Vogue, "Remembering Gabriella Crespi, a Milanese Original," 15 June 2018 Fun Home, Hamilton, and Dear Evan Hansen were here to save us all from the glut of big-budget movie musical adaptations: from soulless cash grabs and creatively empty rehashes of someone else’s story. Constance Grady, Vox, "At this year’s Tonys, winners included angels and Stephen Sondheim. Losers included baby goats.," 11 June 2018 New Yorkers are forever mourning the death of the funky corner shop at the hands of the soulless, corporate behemoth: an independent bookstore closes, a drugstore chain takes its place. Keith Williams, New York Times, "New York’s Corporate Mom-and-Pop Stores," 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of soulless

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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soulless

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of soulless

: not having or showing any of the qualities and feelings (such as sympathy and kindness) that make people appealing

: having or showing no special or interesting qualities

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