What does the word spiritless mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Spiritlessly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having no spirit; listless; dead.

Usage examples for spiritless

  1. The sodden convicts who stood unshaved and spiritless before him excited his pity not his wrath. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  2. He noticed how spiritless she was. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  3. When he had alighted and passed, with the heavy, spiritless tread of weary and heart- sick old age, into the house, Gemma turned away and walked slowly to the bridge. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich