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  • 41Listlessness — 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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  • 42Mean — (m[=e]n), a. [Compar. {Meaner} (m[=e]n [ e]r); superl. {Meanest}.] [OE. mene, AS. m[=ae]ne wicked; akin to m[=a]n, a., wicked, n., wickedness, OS. m[=e]n wickedness, OHG. mein, G. meineid perjury, Icel. mein harm, hurt, and perh. to AS.… …

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  • 43Meaner — Mean Mean (m[=e]n), a. [Compar. {Meaner} (m[=e]n [ e]r); superl. {Meanest}.] [OE. mene, AS. m[=ae]ne wicked; akin to m[=a]n, a., wicked, n., wickedness, OS. m[=e]n wickedness, OHG. mein, G. meineid perjury, Icel. mein harm, hurt, and perh. to AS …

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  • 44Meanest — Mean Mean (m[=e]n), a. [Compar. {Meaner} (m[=e]n [ e]r); superl. {Meanest}.] [OE. mene, AS. m[=ae]ne wicked; akin to m[=a]n, a., wicked, n., wickedness, OS. m[=e]n wickedness, OHG. mein, G. meineid perjury, Icel. mein harm, hurt, and perh. to AS …

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  • 45Tame — Tame, a. [Compar. {Tamer}; superl. {Tamest}.] [AS. tam; akin to D. tam, G. zahm, OHG. zam, Dan. & Sw. tam, Icel. tamr, L. domare to tame, Gr. ?, Skr. dam to be tame, to tame, and perhaps to E. beteem. [root]61. Cf. {Adamant}, {Diamond}, {Dame},… …

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  • 46Tamer — Tame Tame, a. [Compar. {Tamer}; superl. {Tamest}.] [AS. tam; akin to D. tam, G. zahm, OHG. zam, Dan. & Sw. tam, Icel. tamr, L. domare to tame, Gr. ?, Skr. dam to be tame, to tame, and perhaps to E. beteem. [root]61. Cf. {Adamant}, {Diamond},… …

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  • 47Tamest — Tame Tame, a. [Compar. {Tamer}; superl. {Tamest}.] [AS. tam; akin to D. tam, G. zahm, OHG. zam, Dan. & Sw. tam, Icel. tamr, L. domare to tame, Gr. ?, Skr. dam to be tame, to tame, and perhaps to E. beteem. [root]61. Cf. {Adamant}, {Diamond},… …

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  • 48flat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. level, smooth, plane; even, flush; positive, exact; dull, stale, insipid; slang, penniless. See horizontal, certainty, poverty, insipidity. n. plain, shoal; apartment (see abode).Ant., curved,… …

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  • 49lackadaisical — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. languid, listless, casual. See neglect.Ant., careful, intense. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. idle, inattentive, lazy; see dull 6 , listless 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. listless, languid,… …

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  • 50sad — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sorrowful, downcast, dejected, unhappy, woeful, woebegone, depressed, disconsolate, blue (inf.), down (inf.); melancholy, gloomy, cheerless, somber, dismal; heavy[ hearted]; regrettable, shameful.… …

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  • 51uninspired — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unexcited, unmoved, unimpressed, uninspiring; see indifferent 1 , unconcerned . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. lifeless, spiritless, lacking creativity, dull, tired, trite, hackneyed, pedestrian, dull, bland,… …

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  • 52vapid — a. 1. Insipid, tasteless, flat, savorless, spiritless, stale, dead. 2. Tame, dull, meagre, jejune, languid, feeble, prosing, prosy, prosaic, insipid, spiritless, flat …

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  • 53dead — [adj1] no longer alive asleep, bereft of life, bloodless, bought the farm*, breathless, buried, cadaverous, checked out*, cold, cut off, deceased, defunct, departed, done for*, erased, expired, extinct, gone, gone to meet maker*, gone to reward* …

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  • 54spir´it|less|ness — spir|it|less «SPIHR iht lihs», adjective. 1. without spirit or courage; without vigor; depressed; dejected: »tired, spiritless soldiers. 2. without liveliness; not spirited; tame: »The evening was passed in spiritless conversation (Fanny Burney) …

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  • 55spir´it|less|ly — spir|it|less «SPIHR iht lihs», adjective. 1. without spirit or courage; without vigor; depressed; dejected: »tired, spiritless soldiers. 2. without liveliness; not spirited; tame: »The evening was passed in spiritless conversation (Fanny Burney) …

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  • 56spir|it|less — «SPIHR iht lihs», adjective. 1. without spirit or courage; without vigor; depressed; dejected: »tired, spiritless soldiers. 2. without liveliness; not spirited; tame: »The evening was passed in spiritless conversation (Fanny Burney).… …

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  • 57Amort — A*mort , a. [Pref. a + F. mort death, dead; all amort is for alamort.] As if dead; lifeless; spiritless; dejected; depressed. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 58Cold — (k[=o]ld), a. [Compar. {Colder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Coldest}.] [OE. cold, cald, AS. cald, ceald; akin to OS. kald, D. koud, G. kalt, Icel. kaldr, Dan. kold, Sw. kall, Goth. kalds, L. gelu frost, gelare to freeze. Orig. p. p. of AS. calan to be… …

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  • 59Cold abscess — Cold Cold (k[=o]ld), a. [Compar. {Colder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Coldest}.] [OE. cold, cald, AS. cald, ceald; akin to OS. kald, D. koud, G. kalt, Icel. kaldr, Dan. kold, Sw. kall, Goth. kalds, L. gelu frost, gelare to freeze. Orig. p. p. of AS. calan …

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  • 60Cold blast — Cold Cold (k[=o]ld), a. [Compar. {Colder} ( [ e]r); superl. {Coldest}.] [OE. cold, cald, AS. cald, ceald; akin to OS. kald, D. koud, G. kalt, Icel. kaldr, Dan. kold, Sw. kall, Goth. kalds, L. gelu frost, gelare to freeze. Orig. p. p. of AS. calan …

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