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See definition of lifeless on Dictionary.com
  • adj.not living, not containing living things
  • adj.dull, spiritless

synonyms for lifeless

  • bare
  • barren
  • comatose
  • inert
  • uninhabited
  • asleep
  • brute
  • cold
  • dead
  • deceased
  • defunct
  • departed
  • desert
  • empty
  • exanimate
  • extinct
  • faint
  • inanimate
  • inorganic
  • insensate
  • insensible
  • late
  • out cold
  • sterile
  • unconscious
  • waste
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antonyms for lifeless

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  • full
  • alive
  • animate
  • energetic
  • lively
  • living
  • spirited
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How to use lifeless in a sentence

For now, spend a few minutes basking in the weird dance moves of these lovable, lifeless robots, and consider how far this kind of bot has come over the years.
THE BOSTON DYNAMICS ROBOTS ARE SURPRISINGLY GOOD DANCERSSTAN HORACZEKDECEMBER 31, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
A naked child curled up on the ground, abandoned, almost lifeless, has a chain at his navel, a symbol of a grave and painful bond with the mother who left him.
MEET THE RENAISSANCE MASTER OF INSTAGRAMDANIEL MALLOYDECEMBER 9, 2020OZY
A garden overstuffed with conifers seems to me to be static and lifeless, ironically, and the surfeit of pointed shapes against the sky is unsettling in some indefinable way.
WINTER WONDERS: CONIFERS REVIVE THE SLEEPING GARDEN. BUT REMEMBER, LESS IS MORE.ADRIAN HIGGINSDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Pros know that taking your backyard from dull and lifeless to magical is largely a matter of creative lighting.
GIFT GUIDE: HOW TO TURN YOUR OUTDOOR SPACE INTO A YEAR-ROUND LIVING ROOMLEE CLIFFORDNOVEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
A grieving Lopez Boada wears a medical mask as she cradles Pavón’s seemingly lifeless body in “Pieta,” one of several riffs on Christian accounts of the crucifixion and resurrection.
FOR THIS ARTIST AND HIS GIRLFRIEND, LIFE IN LOCKDOWN BECAME A CREATIVE OPPORTUNITYMARK JENKINSNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
"Looks like some wild beast had attacked him," muttered the old man, in awed tones, as he bent over the lifeless body.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The condemned gathered sadly around the remains of their lifeless companion.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The ax was to sever the head from the lifeless body, and all the headless trunks were to be interred together.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The point pierced his heart, and he fell lifeless upon the frozen ground.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Standing by the cold, lifeless form of his little daughter, he promised God that he would meet her in heaven.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
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WORDS RELATED TO LIFELESS

  • ashen
  • bloodless
  • etiolated
  • faint
  • languid
  • lifeless
  • listless
  • livid
  • low
  • lusterless
  • pale
  • pallid
  • sickly
  • wan
  • barren
  • clean
  • lifeless
  • restrained
  • shrinking
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