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Synonyms for lifeless
ˈlaɪf lɪslife·less

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lifeless

    dead, deceased, defunct, dispirited, dull, inanimate, spiritless

    active, alert, alive, animate, animated, breathing, brisk, existent, existing, live, lively, living, quick, subsisting, vivacious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lifeless, exanimateadjective

    deprived of life; no longer living

    "a lifeless body"


    alive(p), live, full, animated, alive

  2. lifelessadjective

    destitute or having been emptied of life or living beings

    "after the dance the littered and lifeless ballroom echoed hollowly"


    live, animated, alive, alive(p), full

  3. lifelessadjective

    lacking animation or excitement or activity

    "the party being dead we left early"; "it was a lifeless party until she arrived"


    live, animated, alive(p), full, alive

  4. lifelessadjective

    not having the capacity to support life

    "a lifeless planet"


    animated, alive(p), live, full, alive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lifelessadjective

    dead, defunct, extinct, inanimate

  2. lifelessadjective

    torpid, sluggish, inert, dull, tame, spiritless, passive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lifelessadjective

    dead, inanimate, spiritless, devitalized

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  1. Jacqui McCullagh:

    Boats washed ashore, houses without roofs, windows smashed in, trees snapped in half, gum trees torn out of the ground and those that do remain standing, are bare and lifeless, the wind gusts were so ferocious, they sounded like freight trains passing by. The concrete walls were shaking non-stop all day.

  2. Martin Luther:

    Love is an image of God, and not a lifeless image, but the living essence of the divine nature which beams full of all goodness.

  3. Courtesy Uber Family -RRB- Uber:

    I said to myself, ‘What do I know about CPR? I don’t have formal training,' in that panic moment, I just thought of that scene from ‘The Office,’ as crazy as it was. I had to be doing something to keep this lifeless little body alive.

  4. Mallory Baker:

    No one should ever have to see the lifeless, blood-soaked body of a 6-year-old girl.

  5. Jess Hamm:

    My heart was broken. I don’t want to cry. She was just so lifeless, but she still held onto my finger.

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