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Definition of the adjective spiritless
What does spiritless mean as an attribute of a noun?
- lacking ardor or vigor or energy
- evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
Alternative definition of the adjective spiritless
- Lacking energy, drive, motivation or emotion. Enervated.
- synonym: languid
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by Samuel Johnson
SPIRITLESS (SPI'RITLESS) adj.[from spirit.] Dejected; low ...
a coward:a spiritless fellow.—adj. cowardly: spiritless.—v.t. to render spiritless.—adv.Crav′enly.—n.Crav′enness . —To cry ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
languid, languishing, languorous, lackadaisical, listless, spiritless, enervated are ...
by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)
Examimated, flimsy, hypo, chondriac; spiritless or flat, vapid er insipid; spiritless person, mop or mopus. spoo. a. Incorporeally immate"rially. - SPIT. v. Tospit or eject saliva by hawking, to excreate, to expectorate; to spit profusely, to salivate.
by William Chambers
spiritless, spirlt-Ies, adj., without spirit, cheerfulness, or courage : dejected : dead. — adv. spiritlessly. spiritual, spirlt-Q-al, adj., consisting of spirit; having the nature of a spirit ; immaterial ; relating to the mind : intellectual : pertaining to the soul ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
* SPIRITLESS . Wy. [from spirit.] Dejectrd; low; deprived of vigour; wanting courage; depressed.
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
* SPIRITLESS, adj. [from spirit.] Dejected; low ; deprived of vigour ; wanting courage j depressed. — A man so faint, ...
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
DEADLY— DEAN not sprightly ; frigid ; not animated ; not affecting ; tasteless ; vapid ; spiritless ; uninhabited ; without natural force or efficacy; without the power of vegetation ; unvaried. In Theology, the state of spiritual death; lying under the ...
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Scrabble value of S1P3I1R1I1T1L1E1S1S1
The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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