What does the word lifeless mean?

Usage examples for lifeless

  1. Then the old sailor clasped his weather- beaten hands over the child's lifeless form, and with tears running down his rugged cheeks he said: " O heavenly Father, Thou hast called this child from pain and suffering. – Little Miss Joy by Emma Marshall
  2. And Ethel in a lifeless voice recounted the tragedy of the night. – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole
  3. The expression is dull and lifeless. – India and the Indians by Edward F. Elwin