spiritless

  • 1 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 in lock,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 spiritless — index caitiff, disconsolate, grave (solemn), inactive, inexpressive, insensible, insipid, lifeless …

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  • 3 spiritless — *languid, languishing, languorous, listless, enervated, lackadaisical Analogous words: *lethargic, sluggish, comatose: dull, slow, *stupid, dense, crass: *tame, subdued, submissive Antonyms: spirited …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 spiritless — [adj] depressed apathetic, blah*, blue*, broken, cast down, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, dispirited, dopey*, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the dumps*, down in the mouth*, draggy, drippy, droopy, dull, enervated, flat*, flat tire*,… …

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 spiritless — [spir′itlis] adj. lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed spiritlessly adv. spiritlessness n …

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  • 7 spiritless — [[t]spɪ̱rɪtləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If someone is spiritless, they lack energy, courage, and liveliness. We pushed our way through the crowds who were too spiritless even to resist. Syn: apathetic …

    English dictionary

  • 8 spiritless — spiritlessly, adv. spiritlessness, n. /spir it lis/, adj. 1. without spirit. 2. without ardor, vigor, zeal, animation, etc.: a spiritless reply to criticism. [1560 70; SPIRIT + LESS] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 spiritless — adjective Lacking energy, drive, motivation or emotion. Enervated. The team played a spiritless first half, just going through the motions. But the realization they were playing for their sick friend energized them for the second half. Syn:… …

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  • 10 spiritless — adjective a spiritless performance Syn: apathetic, passive, unenthusiastic, lifeless, listless, weak, feeble, spineless, languid, bloodless, insipid, characterless, submissive, meek, irresolute, indecisive; lackluster, flat …

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  • 11 spiritless — adjective Date: 1598 lacking animation, cheerfulness, or courage Synonyms: see lanquid • spiritlessly adverb • spiritlessness noun …

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  • 12 spiritless — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, Olympian, affectless, aloof, anesthetized, apathetic, arctic, arid, asleep, autistic, barren, benumbed, blah, blank, blase, bloodless, blue, blunt, bowed down, cast down, catatonic, characterless, chill,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 spiritless — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. dull, apathetic, unconcerned; see indifferent 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. listless, *out of it, *dead, suffering from malaise, *down in the dumps, depressed, *bummed out, melancholy, indifferent, lifeless,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 spiritless — spir|it|less [ˈspırıtləs] adj 1.) having no energy or determination 2.) not cheerful …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 spiritless — spir·it·less || spɪrɪtlɪs adj. listless, lacking animation; lacking courage, overly compliant; dejected, depressed, gloomy …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 spiritless — adjective lacking courage, energy, or determination. Derivatives spiritlessly adverb spiritlessness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 spiritless — a. 1. Lifeless, breathless, extinct, dead. 2. Dejected, depressed, discouraged, dispirited, low spirited. 3. Dull, torpid, sluggish, cold, apathetic, phlegmatic, languid, soulless, feeble, unenterprising. 4. Heavy, stupid, dull, frigid, tame,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 18 spiritless — adjective 1 having no energy or determination 2 not cheerful spiritlessness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 spiritless — adj 1. listless, languid, droopy, mopey, mopish; exanimate, torpid, sluggish, phlegmatic, lethargic, Inf. dopey, heavy; lifeless, inanimate; inert, inactive, stagnant; lazy, oscitant, drowsy, Sl. out of it. 2. indifferent, uncaring, unmoved,… …

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  • 20 spiritless — spir·it·less …

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