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lifelessness

[ lahyf-lis ]SEE DEFINITION OF lifelessness

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  • excitement
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For the moment this lifelessness was not observed by the hungry castaways.

The aridness, the desiccation, the lifelessness of everything about was somehow shocking.

A living person, she seemed the personification of lifelessness.

But there are two kinds of lifelessness: one from which there is no back-coming—one from which there is.

We talk of death and of lifelessness, but we know only of life.

Hence the lifelessness of its criticism, its advice, its plans, and its recipes.

The tint of the silk added to the lifelessness of her aspect.

It had been a lifeless day, and I was wondering how long I could endure the lifelessness.

It was the weight that crushed her almost to lifelessness; it was the bar sinister.

His routine might be due, not to a lifelessness, but to a rush of life.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English lifleas "inanimate, dead;" see life + -less. Meaning "with no living things" is from 1728. Related: Lifelessly; lifelessness.

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nounblood deficiency
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