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a.1.Not using prayer; habitually neglecting prayer to God; without prayer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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).
Having distanced himself from filial and conjugal love, Pinfold, once embarked, is finally unable to reach out in loving faith to his God: "prayerless, he got himself to bed" (42).