soulless


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soul·less

 (sōl′lĭs)
adj.
Lacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling.

soul′less·ly adv.
soul′less·ness n.

soulless

(ˈsəʊllɪs)
adj
1. lacking any humanizing qualities or influences; dead; mechanical: soulless work.
2. (of a person) lacking in sensitivity or nobility
3. heartless; cruel
ˈsoullessly adv
ˈsoullessness n

soul•less

(ˈsoʊl lɪs)

adj.
1. having no soul.
2. lacking nobility of soul or spirit.
[1545–55]
soul′less•ly, adv.
soul′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.soulless - lacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling
insensitive - deficient in human sensibility; not mentally or morally sensitive; "insensitive to the needs of the patients"

soulless

adjective
2. unfeeling, dead, cold, lifeless, inhuman, harsh, cruel, callous, unkind, unsympathetic, spiritless He was big and brawny with soulless eyes.
Translations
بدون حَيَوِيَّهفاقِد النَّشاط والحَيَوِيَّه
bezduchýpřízemní
følelseskold
lélektelen
andlaus, litlaustilfinninga-/huglaus
bezduchý
duygusuzruhsuzsıkıcı

soulless

[ˈsəʊllɪs] ADJ [person] → sin alma, desalmado; [work] → mecánico, monótono

soulless

[ˈsəʊlləs] adjsans cœur, inhumain(e)soul mate nâme f sœursoul music nmusique f soulsoul-searching [ˈsəʊlsɜːrtʃɪŋ] nquestionnement m (intérieur)
after much soul-searching → après mûre réflexion
After much soul-searching, I decided → Après mûre réflexion, j'ai décidé ...

soulless

adj personseelenlos; work alsoeintönig; placegottverlassen; systemherzlos, seelenlos; musiceintönig; eyesleer; existenceeintönig, öde

soulless

[ˈsəʊllɪs] adj (task, factory) → alienante; (person) → senza cuore, crudele

soul

(səul) noun
1. the spirit; the non-physical part of a person, which is often thought to continue in existence after he or she dies. People often discuss whether animals and plants have souls.
2. a person. She's a wonderful old soul.
3. (of an enterprise etc) the organizer or leader. He is the soul of the whole movement.
4. soul music.
ˈsoulful adjective
full of (usually sad, wistful etc) feeling. a soulful expression.
ˈsoulfully adverb
ˈsoulless adjective
1. (of a person) without fine feeling or nobleness.
2. (of life, a task etc) dull or very unimportant.
ˈsoul-destroying adjective
(of a task etc) very dull, boring, repetitive etc.
soul music (also soul)
a type of music, descended from American Negro gospel songs, which has great emotion.
References in classic literature ?
For a while it listened intently, but when von Horn urged the necessity for dispatching certain "terrible, soulless creatures" an expression of intermingled fear and hatred convulsed the hideous features, and like a great grizzly it turned and lumbered awkwardly across the campong toward the easterly, or back wall of the enclosure.
Number One had never before seen a woman, but the sight of this one awoke in the unplumbed depths of his soulless breast a great desire to lay his hands upon her.
I am soulless, and what are you going to do about it?
And all the time I sat there the necessity of getting back to the ship bore heavily on my already half-congealed spirits - the shivering in glazed tramcars, the stumbling over the snow- sprinkled waste ground, the vision of ships frozen in a row, appearing vaguely like corpses of black vessels in a white world, so silent, so lifeless, so soulless they seemed to be.
The Emperor of Morocco is a soulless despot, and the great officers under him are despots on a smaller scale.
I AM going to squander it in a wild soulless revel of some sort," declared Anne gaily.
He had hardly touched the paper with the point of his twig when a low, wild peal of laughter broke out at a measureless distance away, and growing ever louder, seemed approaching ever nearer; a soulless, heartless, and unjoyous laugh, like that of the loon, solitary by the lakeside at midnight; a laugh which culminated in an unearthly shout close at hand, then died away by slow gradations, as if the accursed being that uttered it had withdrawn over the verge of the world whence it had come.
if they had not looked so very heavy, so very soulless, so very indifferent to all things in heaven above or in the earth beneath, I could have pitied them greatly for the obligation they were under to trail after those rough lads everywhere and at all times; even as it was, I felt disposed to scout myself as a privileged prig when I turned to ascend to my chamber, sure to find there, if not enjoyment, at least liberty; but this evening (as had often happened before) I was to be still farther distinguished.
Lady Arabella looked like a soulless, pitiless being, not human, unless it revived old legends of transformed human beings who had lost their humanity in some transformation or in the sweep of natural savagery.
I think,' said she, 'a child's amusement is scarcely to be weighed against the welfare of a soulless brute.
Lined and hardened, as though by exposure and want of personal care, there was also a lack of sensibility, an almost animal callousness, on the coldly lit eyes and unflinching mouth, which readily suggested some terrible and recent experience--something potent enough to have dried up the human nature out of the man and left him soulless.
If Parliament simply became a soulless workplace dominated by spreadsheets and not even a nod to the past, it would be downgrading the place into a kind of clinical county council.