spiritless

spiritless
Synonyms and related words:
Laodicean, Olympian, affectless, aloof, anesthetized, apathetic, arctic, arid, asleep, autistic, barren, benumbed, blah, blank, blase, bloodless, blue, blunt, bowed-down, cast down, catatonic, characterless, chill, chilly, cold, cold as charity, cold-blooded, coldhearted, colorless, comatose, cool, dashed, dead, deceased, defunct, dejected, departed, depressed, desensitized, despairing, despondent, desponding, detached, disconsolate, discouraged, disheartened, disinterested, dismal, dispassionate, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, draggy, drearisome, dreary, drooping, droopy, drugged, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effete, elephantine, emotionally dead, emotionless, empty, etiolated, exanimate, extinct, fade, feeling low, flat, frigid, frosted, frosty, frozen, gritless, gutless, heartless, heavy, hebetudinous, ho-hum, hollow, hopeless, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, icy, immovable, impassible, impassive, in a stupor, in low spirits, in the depths, in the doldrums, in the dumps, inane, indifferent, inexcitable, insipid, insouciant, insusceptible, jejune, languid, languishing, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, listless, low, low-spirited, nonchalant, nonemotional, numb, numbed, objective, obtuse, out of touch, pale, pallid, passionless, passive, pedestrian, pessimistic, phlegmatic, pining, plodding, pluckless, pointless, poky, ponderous, resigned, self-absorbed, slack, slow, sluggish, solemn, soporific, soulless, spunkless, sterile, stiff, stodgy, stoic, stuffy, stupefied, subdued, submissive, suicidal, superficial, supine, tasteless, tedious, torpid, unaffectionate, unanimated, uncaring, unconcerned, uncourageous, undaring, unemotional, unfeeling, ungallant, unheroic, unimpassioned, unimpressionable, uninterested, unintrepid, unlively, unloving, unpassionate, unresponding, unresponsive, unsoldierlike, unsoldierly, unsusceptible, unsympathetic, untouchable, unvaliant, unvalorous, vapid, weary of life, withdrawn, woebegone, wooden, world-weary

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Spiritless — Spir it*less, a. 1. Destitute of spirit; wanting animation; wanting cheerfulness; dejected; depressed. [1913 Webster] 2. Destitute of vigor; wanting life, courage, or fire. [1913 Webster] A men so faint, so spiritless, So dull, so dead in lock,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spiritless — index caitiff, disconsolate, grave (solemn), inactive, inexpressive, insensible, insipid, lifeless …   Law dictionary

  • spiritless — *languid, languishing, languorous, listless, enervated, lackadaisical Analogous words: *lethargic, sluggish, comatose: dull, slow, *stupid, dense, crass: *tame, subdued, submissive Antonyms: spirited …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • spiritless — [adj] depressed apathetic, blah*, blue*, broken, cast down, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, dispirited, dopey*, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the dumps*, down in the mouth*, draggy, drippy, droopy, dull, enervated, flat*, flat tire*,… …   New thesaurus

  • spiritless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking courage, energy, or determination. DERIVATIVES spiritlessly adverb spiritlessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • spiritless — [spir′itlis] adj. lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed spiritlessly adv. spiritlessness n …   English World dictionary

  • spiritless — [[t]spɪ̱rɪtləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If someone is spiritless, they lack energy, courage, and liveliness. We pushed our way through the crowds who were too spiritless even to resist. Syn: apathetic …   English dictionary

  • spiritless — spiritlessly, adv. spiritlessness, n. /spir it lis/, adj. 1. without spirit. 2. without ardor, vigor, zeal, animation, etc.: a spiritless reply to criticism. [1560 70; SPIRIT + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • spiritless — adjective Lacking energy, drive, motivation or emotion. Enervated. The team played a spiritless first half, just going through the motions. But the realization they were playing for their sick friend energized them for the second half. Syn:… …   Wiktionary

  • spiritless — adjective a spiritless performance Syn: apathetic, passive, unenthusiastic, lifeless, listless, weak, feeble, spineless, languid, bloodless, insipid, characterless, submissive, meek, irresolute, indecisive; lackluster, flat …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • spiritless — adjective Date: 1598 lacking animation, cheerfulness, or courage Synonyms: see lanquid • spiritlessly adverb • spiritlessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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