[ UK /spˈɪɹɪtləs/ ]
  1. lacking ardor or vigor or energy
    a spiritless reply to criticism
  2. evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
    was submissive and subservient
    compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others
    a fine fiery blast against meek conformity
    she looked meek but had the heart of a lion
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How To Use spiritless In A Sentence

  • The patient is spiritless, indifferent in expression, has dull eyes and a sluggish response, or may even be unconscious or have a mental disturbance.
  • They were too spiritless even to resist.
  • a spiritless reply to criticism
  • That night the snow gave way to a cold, driving rain, and the spiritless men slept on soggy ground “littered by the feces of dysenteric prisoners” who were marching ahead of them, and they drank from ditches that had been used as latrines. Masters of the Air
  • He does not need our wealth or spiritless ritual worship though He gives high value to the heart that is brimful of the feelings of gratitude and thankfulness.
  • Head low, ears flattened, she sagged, spiritless, almost quaking. DOUBTING THOMAS
  • It is safe music that takes no risks: relying instead on a ball-less, soulless, spiritless edifice of ‘music’.
  • The online vibrancy displayed by most digerati/blogcritics/netizens somehow contradicts this view - one would not call most netizens spiritless.
  • A furious Ratten, who described his players as "spiritless" in the second half, has ordered them to bring their mouthguards to training this week as he searches for answers the old-fashioned way. AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories
  • He was a blond , spiritless man , anemic, and faintly handsome.
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