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limp

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of limp

  1. 1 not stiff in structure his broken arm was limp as he held it against his side Synonyms of limp droopy, flaccid, floppy, lank, yielding Words Related to limp flabby, mushy, semisoft, soft, squashy, squishy; delicate, flimsy, insubstantial; elastic, flexible, lax, loose, pliant, relaxed, resilient, springy, stretchy, supple Near Antonyms of limp firm, hard, indurated, solid, sound, strong; brittle, crisp; compact, dense, substantial Antonyms of limp inflexible, resilient, rigid, stiff, sturdy, tense

  2. 2 depleted in strength, energy, or freshness the limp runners just dropped to the ground after crossing the finish line Synonyms of limp all in, aweary [archaic], beat, beaten, bleary, burned-out (or burnt-out), bushed, dead, done, done in, drained, exhausted, fatigued, jaded, knackered [British], weary, logy (also loggy), played out, pooped [slang], prostrate, spent, tapped out, tired, tuckered (out), washed-out, wearied, wiped out, worn, worn-outWords Related to limp overfatigued, overtaxed, overworked; broken-down, run-down; debilitated, enervate, enervated, enfeebled, sapped, weakened; drowsy, heavy, sleepy; lethargic, sluggishNear Antonyms of limp fresh, refreshed, rejuvenated, relaxed, rested, revitalized; active, energetic, invigorated, peppy, strengthened, strong, tireless, vitalized, wearilessAntonyms of limp unwearied

  3. 3 lacking bodily energy or motivation the team's limp performance has many calling for the head coach's resignation Synonyms of limp enervated, lackadaisical, languid, languishing, languorous, listless, spiritlessWords Related to limp indolent, lazy, slothful; dull, lethargic, logy (also loggy), sleepy, sluggish, torpid; exhausted, knackered [British], tired, weary; feeble, frail, weak; apathetic, impassive, indifferent, phlegmatic, stolid; careless, heedless, thoughtless, unwary; inactive, inertNear Antonyms of limp active, dynamic, industrious, kinetic; avid, eager, enthusiastic, keen, lively, pumped, vivacious; cheerful, chipper, perky, up; agog, alert, awake, dapper, open-eyed, sleepless, vigilant, watchful, wide-awakeAntonyms of limp ambitious, animated, energetic, enterprising, motivated


limp

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of limp

  1. 1 to walk while favoring one leg she limped all day after stubbing her toe on the lawn sprinkler Synonyms of limp halt, hobble Words Related to limp hitch; blunder, falter, flounder, lurch, shamble, shuffle, stagger, stumble, teeter, totter, waver, wobble (also wabble); dodder Near Antonyms of limp breeze, glide, sail Antonyms of limp stride

  2. 2 to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually the damaged boat limped back into port Synonyms of limp blunder, bumble, flog [British], flounder, lumber, plod, struggle, stumble, trudgeWords Related to limp jog, shamble, shuffle; wallow, welter; falter, lurch, reel, stagger, sway, teeter, totter; fumble, muddleNear Antonyms of limp coast, fly, glide, kilt, sail, zip, zoom

  3. 3 to move slowly we'll have to stop limping if we are ever going to make our destination in time Synonyms of limp creak (along), creep, drag, inch, crawl, nose, ooze, plod, poke, slouch, snailWords Related to limp lumber, shamble, shuffle, tramp, trudgeNear Antonyms of limp float, glide, sail; hurry, tearAntonyms of limp fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip


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