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life·less

 (līf′lĭs)
adj.
1. Having no life; inanimate.
2. Having lost life; dead. See Synonyms at dead.
3. Not inhabited by living beings or capable of sustaining life: a lifeless planet.
4. Lacking vitality or animation; dull: a lifeless party.

life′less·ly adv.
life′less·ness n.

lifeless

(ˈlaɪflɪs)
adj
1. without life; inanimate; dead
2. not sustaining living organisms
3. having no vitality or animation
4. unconscious
ˈlifelessly adv
ˈlifelessness n

life•less

(ˈlaɪf lɪs)

adj.
1. not endowed with life; inanimate: lifeless matter.
2. destitute of living things: a lifeless planet.
3. deprived of life; dead.
4. without animation, liveliness, or spirit; dull; torpid: a lifeless performance.
5. insensible, as a person who has fainted.
[before 1000]
life′less•ly, adv.
life′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lifeless - deprived of life; no longer living; "a lifeless body"
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
2.lifeless - destitute or having been emptied of life or living beings; "after the dance the littered and lifeless ballroom echoed hollowly"
empty - holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours"
3.lifeless - lacking animation or excitement or activity; "the party being dead we left early"; "it was a lifeless party until she arrived"
unanimated - not animated or enlivened; dull
4.lifeless - not having the capacity to support life; "a lifeless planet"
dead - not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat; "Mars is a dead planet"; "dead soil"; "dead coals"; "the fire is dead"

lifeless

adjective
1. dead, unconscious, extinct, deceased, cold, defunct, inert, inanimate, comatose, out cold, out for the count, insensible, in a faint, insensate, dead to the world (informal) There was no breathing or pulse and he was lifeless.
dead living, live, alive, vital, animate, alive and kicking
2. barren, empty, desert, bare, waste, sterile, unproductive, uninhabited They may appear lifeless, but they provide a valuable habitat for plants and animals.

lifeless

adjective
Translations
بدون حَيَوِيَّهلا حَياة فيه، مَيِّت
bez životamdlýneživý
kedeliglivløs
líflaus, leiîinlegurlífvana, dauîur
bez života
cansızölüruhsuzsönük

lifeless

[ˈlaɪflɪs] ADJ [body] → sin vida, exánime; [streets] → sin vida, desolado; [face, voice, eyes] → apagado, sin vida; [hair] → sin cuerpo, lacio

lifeless

[ˈlaɪfləs] adj
(= dead) [body] → sans vie
(= dull) [performance] → terne; [skin, complexion] → blafard(e); [hair] → terne

lifeless

adj
(= dead, as if dead)leblos
(= inanimate)leblos, tot; planetunbelebt, ohne Leben
(fig: = listless, dull) → lahm (inf), → langweilig

lifeless

[ˈlaɪflɪs] adj (body) → privo/a di vita, inanimato/a (fig) (person) → privo/a di energia; (style) → piatto/a; (hair) → senza corpo

life

(laif) plural lives (laivz) noun
1. the quality belonging to plants and animals which distinguishes them from rocks, minerals etc and things which are dead. Doctors are fighting to save the child's life.
2. the period between birth and death. He had a long and happy life.
3. liveliness. She was full of life and energy.
4. a manner of living. She lived a life of ease and idleness.
5. the period during which any particular state exists. He had many different jobs during his working life.
6. living things. It is now believed that there may be life on Mars; animal life.
7. the story of a life. He has written a life of Churchill.
8. life imprisonment. He was given life for murder.
ˈlifeless adjective
1. dead. a lifeless body.
2. not lively; uninteresting. The actress gave a lifeless performance.
ˈlifelike adjective
like a living person, animal etc. The statue was very lifelike; a lifelike portrait.
life-and-ˈdeath adjective
serious and deciding between life and death. a life-and-death struggle.
ˈlifebelt noun
a ring or belt filled with air or made of a material which floats, for keeping a person afloat.
ˈlifeboat noun
a boat for saving shipwrecked people.
ˈlifebuoy noun
a buoy intended to support a person in the water till he can be rescued.
ˈlife-cycle noun
the various stages through which a living thing passes. the life-cycle of the snail.
life expectancy
the (average) length of time a person can expect to live.
ˈlifeguard noun
a person employed to protect and rescue swimmers at a swimming-pool, beach etc.
ˈlife-jacket noun
a sleeveless jacket filled with material that will float, for keeping a person afloat.
ˈlifeline noun
a rope for support in dangerous operations or thrown to rescue a drowning person.
ˈlifelong adjective
lasting the whole length of a life. a lifelong friendship.
ˈlife-saving noun
the act or skill of rescuing people from drowning. The boy is being taught life-saving.
ˈlife-size(d) adjective, adverb
(of a copy, drawing etc) as large as the original. a life-sized statue.
ˈlifetime noun
the period of a person's life. He saw many changes in his lifetime.
as large as life
in person; actually. I went to the party and there was John as large as life.
bring to life
to make lively or interesting. His lectures really brought the subject to life.
come to life
to become lively or interesting. The play did not come to life until the last act.
for life
until death. They became friends for life.
the life and soul of the party
a person who is very active, enthusiastic, amusing etc at a party.
not for the life of me
not even if it was necessary in order to save my life. I couldn't for the life of me remember his name!
not on your life!
certainly not!. `Will you get married?' `Not on your life!'
take life
to kill. It is a sin to take life.
take one's life
to kill oneself.
take one's life in one's hands
to take the risk of being killed.
to the life
exactly (like). When he put on that uniform, he was Napoleon to the life.

lifeless

a. muerto-a, sin vida.
References in classic literature ?
Yet it seemed a lonely, lifeless sort of house, for no children frolicked on the lawn, no motherly face ever smiled at the windows, and few people went in and out, except the old gentleman and his grandson.
Once, indeed, the old man appeared to catch the sound, for he paused and listened; but Alice had dropped senseless on the earth, and Cora had sunk at her side, hovering in untiring tenderness over her lifeless form.
There, as he lay more than half lifeless on the strand, the fragrance of an earthly rose-bud had come to his nostrils, and, as odors will, had summoned up reminiscences or visions of all the living and breathing beauty amid which he should have had his home.
Men of uncommon intellect, who have grown morbid, possess this occasional power of mighty effort, into which they throw the life of many days and then are lifeless for as many more.
A few minutes more, and he rose again, one arm still striking out, and with the other dragging a lifeless form.
Looking over the side, they saw the before lifeless head throbbing and heaving just below the surface of the sea, as if that moment seized with some momentous idea; whereas it was only the poor Indian unconsciously revealing by those struggles the perilous depth to which he had sunk.
The head hung out of the cart-tail, the lifeless tongue was slowly dropping with blood; and the sunken eyes
One of these departed spirits told me, in a sad and lifeless way, that there is no way for him to live but by whey, and dearly, dearly loved whey, he didn't know whey he did, but he did.
Tom turned his ashen face imploring toward the speaker, made some impotent movements with his white lips, then slid limp and lifeless to the floor.
would she drop one little tear upon his poor, lifeless form, would she heave one little sigh to see a bright young life so rudely blight- ed, so untimely cut down?
Rochester held the candle over him; I recognised in his pale and seemingly lifeless face--the stranger, Mason: I saw too that his linen on one side, and one arm, was almost soaked in blood.
Wragge (lulled by the narcotic influence of annotating circulars, and eating and drinking with an appetite sharpened by the captain's absence) withdrew to an arm-chair, and fell asleep in an attitude which would have caused her husband the acutest mental suffering; seven o'clock struck; the shadows of the summer evening lengthened stealthily on the gray pavement and the brown house-walls -- and still the closed door opposite remained shut; still the one window open showed nothing but the black blank of the room inside, lifeless and changeless as if that room had been a tomb.