Part of speech: adjective

Destitute of life; dead; dull; insensible.

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Usage examples "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", Emma Marshall.
  2. And Ethel in a lifeless voice recounted the tragedy of the night. - "His Second Wife", Ernest Poole.
  3. The expression is dull and lifeless. - "India and the Indians", Edward F. Elwin.