HyperDic: spiritless

English > 2 senses of the word spiritless:
ADJECTIVEallspiritlesslacking ardor or vigor or energy
allspiritless, meekevidencing little spirit or courage
English > spiritless: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking ardor or vigor or energy.
Example"a spiritless reply to criticism"
Attribute ofanimation, spiritedness, invigoration, brio, vivificationQuality of being active or spirited / spirited / spirited or alive and vigorous / vigorous
Narrowerapatheticshowing little or no emotion or animation
bloodlessWithout vigor or zest or energy
dispirited, listlessmarked by low spirits
heartlessDevoid of courage or enthusiasm
thinlacking spirit or sincere effort
See alsodulllacking in liveliness or animation
unenthusiasticnot enthusiastic
OppositespiritedDisplaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
Spanishexánime
Nounsspiritlessnessthe trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
English > spiritless: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningevidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant.
Synonymmeek
BroadersubmissiveInclined or willing / willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination
Nounsspiritlessnessthe trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally

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