spiritless

  • 21spiritless — spir•it•less [[t]ˈspɪr ɪt lɪs[/t]] adj. without ardor, vigor, zeal, or the like • Etymology: 1560–70 spir′it•less•ly, adv. spir′it•less•ness, n …

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  • 22spiritless — /ˈspɪrətləs/ (say spiruhtluhs) adjective 1. without spirit. 2. without ardour, vigour, animation, etc. –spiritlessly, adverb –spiritlessness, noun …

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  • 23spiritless —   Loha, kā eu eu ole, kūpolō …

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  • 24spiritless — adj. lacking courage, vigour, or vivacity. Derivatives: spiritlessly adv. spiritlessness n …

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  • 25Spiritlessly — Spiritless Spir it*less, a. 1. Destitute of spirit; wanting animation; wanting cheerfulness; dejected; depressed. [1913 Webster] 2. Destitute of vigor; wanting life, courage, or fire. [1913 Webster] A men so faint, so spiritless, So dull, so dead …

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  • 26Spiritlessness — Spiritless Spir it*less, a. 1. Destitute of spirit; wanting animation; wanting cheerfulness; dejected; depressed. [1913 Webster] 2. Destitute of vigor; wanting life, courage, or fire. [1913 Webster] A men so faint, so spiritless, So dull, so dead …

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  • 27spiritlessly — spiritless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking courage, energy, or determination. DERIVATIVES spiritlessly adverb spiritlessness noun …

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  • 28spiritlessness — spiritless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking courage, energy, or determination. DERIVATIVES spiritlessly adverb spiritlessness noun …

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  • 29dull — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unsharp, blunt; deadened, numb; stupid; tedious, uninteresting, boring; spiritless, vapid, vacuous; dead, lifeless; sluggish, listless, lethargic; lackluster, dim, cloudy, obscure, stale, jaded. v.… …

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  • 30languid — languid, languishing, languorous, lackadaisical, listless, spiritless, enervated are comparable when they mean lacking in vim or energy or, when applied to things, the appearance of it. Languid usually implies an unwillingness or an inability to… …

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  • 31listless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. indifferent, languid, spiritless, apathetic, lethargic. See inactivity.Ant., energetic, lively. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Lacking spirit or deSire] Syn. dull, stupid, spiritless, inattentive,… …

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  • 32languid — adjective Etymology: Middle French languide, from Latin languidus, from languēre to languish more at slack Date: 1597 1. drooping or flagging from or as if from exhaustion ; weak 2. sluggish in character or disposition ; listless 3. lacking force …

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  • 33languid — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. weak, feeble, weary; listless, spiritless, apathetic. See insensibility, weariness. Ant., energetic. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Weak] Syn. feeble, weary, infirm; see weak 1 , 3 . 2. [Dull] Syn.… …

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  • 34lifeless — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. inanimate, inert, sluggish, spiritless. See death.Ant., lively, full of life. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Without life] Syn. dead, inert, inanimate, departed; see dead 1 . 2. [Lacking spirit] Syn.… …

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  • 35tame — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. tamed, domestic, domesticated; broken, subdued; meek, gentle; docile, tractable; dull, insipid; flat; spiritless, feeble. v. t. subdue, cow, break; harness; domesticate. See domestication,… …

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  • 36Lifeless — Life less, a. Destitute of life, or deprived of life; not containing, or inhabited by, living beings or vegetation; dead, or apparently dead; spiritless; powerless; dull; as, a lifeless carcass; lifeless matter; a lifeless desert; a lifeless… …

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  • 37Lifelessly — Lifeless Life less, a. Destitute of life, or deprived of life; not containing, or inhabited by, living beings or vegetation; dead, or apparently dead; spiritless; powerless; dull; as, a lifeless carcass; lifeless matter; a lifeless desert; a… …

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  • 38Lifelessness — Lifeless Life less, a. Destitute of life, or deprived of life; not containing, or inhabited by, living beings or vegetation; dead, or apparently dead; spiritless; powerless; dull; as, a lifeless carcass; lifeless matter; a lifeless desert; a… …

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  • 39Listless — List less, a. [OE. listles, lustles. See {Lust}.] Having no desire or inclination; indifferent; heedless; spiritless. A listless unconcern. Thomson. [1913 Webster] Benumbed with cold, and listless of their gain. Dryden. [1913 Webster] I was… …

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  • 40Listlessly — Listless List less, a. [OE. listles, lustles. See {Lust}.] Having no desire or inclination; indifferent; heedless; spiritless. A listless unconcern. Thomson. [1913 Webster] Benumbed with cold, and listless of their gain. Dryden. [1913 Webster] I… …

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