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lifeless

(Dead), adjective abrogated, annihilated, annulled, at rest, bereft of life, breathless, cadaveric, canceled, deceased, defunct, demised, departed, dessitute of life, devoid of life, ended, exanimate, exanimus, expired, extinct, gone, impercipient, inanimate, insensate, insensient, irrecoverable, late, null, passed away, passed on, perished, pulseless, quashed, repealed, unanimated, unfeeling, unrevived, void, without life

lifeless

(Dull), adjective apathetic, arid, banal, barren, benumbing, boring, characterless, colorless, commonplace, deactivated, deadened, debilitated, dismal, dormant, dreary, dronish, dry, empty, exsanguis, feeble, flat, frigidus, hebetudinous, inactive, indolent, inert, inexcitable, insensible, insipid, insulse, lackadaisical, lackluster, laggard, languid, languourness, lazy, leaden, lethargic, lethargical, listless, lumpish, lusterless, monotonous, oscitant, passive, phlegmatic, pococurante, producing boredom, producing ennui, prosaic, quiescent, quiet, slothful, sluggish, somber, spiritless, stagnant, stale, stodgy, stupefied, supine, tame, tedious, tired, tiresome, torpescent, torpid, trite, unaroused, uncaptivating, unenlivened, unentertaining, unenthusiastic, unfeeling, unfertile, unimaginative, unimpassioned, uninspired, uninspiring, uninventive, unlively, unoriginal, unresponsive, unsparkling, unspirited, unvivid, usual, vapid, vegatating, vegetative, weak, wearisome, wearying
See also: dead, deceased, defunct, languid, mediocre, otiose, pedestrian, phlegmatic, ponderous, stagnant, torpid
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A limp cougar is lashed down to the metal, its big head dangling lifelessly beneath a battered blue tarp.
Two we were, and the heart was one; Which now being dead, dead I must be, Or seem alive as lifelessly As in the choir the painted stone, Death
She thought the youngster was playing with other children but when her husband went to check, he found their daughter floating lifelessly in the pool.
She says, "When you stop moving aimlessly in whatever direction feels right at any given moment, you realize you're a fractured individual with a large hole in your heart, exactly like the deer and moose hanging lifelessly from your foster father's wall.
Worksheet filled with unrelated words, stressing perhaps silent-e words or words with double consonants in the middle have little relation to a living text, they sit lifelessly, in a present-at-hand manner, on the page.
Awoken later from her temporary intoxication to the consciousness of her deeds, Penthesilea plunges her sword into her own breast and sinks lifelessly to the ground (Hermand 43).
Disengaged from the events taking place, the statue, close up and frame right, stares lifelessly into the camera as in the background, a failed attempt to rescue the Colombian president from a political kidnapping (by Santiago) ends in a tragic explosion that kills Santiago, Alejandra, the president, the guard at the Quinta, and the guerillas who had hijacked Santiago's mission.
Although loyalty bonds the members of the McBride Boys together, it is lifelessly so; they don't have "to think" while "couched" or mentally imprisoned with their leader Big Al under the influence of mind-altering drugs (304).
Footage of desperate Americans in New Orleans, waving signs reading "Help Us," horrified people at home and abroad in 2005, while in the Lower Ninth Ward -- the poorest part of the city -- built in a basin and 99 percent black, bodies drifted lifelessly with the floodwater.
I spent most of that 30--40 minute session thinking about the day ahead while forcing my hands to continue lifelessly along.
1900), one figure lies lifelessly supine while another crouches over it in mourning.
There he was, the fish with no name, floating lifelessly upside down at the top of the tank.