lifelessness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lifelessness - a state of no motion or movement; "the utter motionlessness of a marble statue"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
fixedness, immobility, stationariness - remaining in place
2.lifelessness - not having life
physiological property - a property having to do with the functioning of the body
deadness - the inanimate property of something that has died
insentience - lacking consciousness or ability to perceive sensations

lifelessness

noun
Translations

lifelessness

[ˈlaɪflɪsnɪs] N (fig) → falta f de vida

lifelessness

nLeblosigkeit f; (fig)Teilnahmslosigkeit f

lifelessness

[ˈlaɪflɪsnɪs] n (fig) → mancanza di vigore
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But there was an initial lifelessness in the silent bulk that gave the assassin momentary wonder.
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Know that Allah gives life to the earth after its lifelessness.
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