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a.1.Not using prayer; habitually neglecting prayer to God; without prayer.
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Beaten pointless and prayerless into second place was an undefeated 2,000 Guineas winner, with the race's only dual Group 1 winner an honourable but utterly unavailing third.
To quote, "we also note with grief that churches have often been silent when they should have been boldly proclaiming, apathetic when they should have been hard at work or prayerless when they should have been earnestly seeking divine life-bringing intervention in the lives of women and men" ([paragraph] 11).
All the character changes with which Arab critics have reproached 'Abdu--the decisive Hamlet, active Ophelia, unsensual Gertrude, and prayerless Claudius--can be traced to his idiosyncratic French source.