lifeless lifeless  /ˈlaɪ fləs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) deprived of life; no longer living
  2. (adj) destitute or having been emptied of life or living beings
  3. (adj) lacking animation or excitement or activity
  4. (adj) not having the capacity to support life

Usage(s):

  1. Bessie's owner discovers her lifeless, bitten body and buries her.
  2. Brian wears sunglasses to hide his gray and lifeless left eyedamaged, he says, by kicks and blows with a board from Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton.
  3. In its cockpit lay Lieutenant Wooster with his neck broken, Commander Davis with his face crushedboth lifeless in a gloomy pool of water and gasoline.

News

  1. Black Sunday revisited

    Published: Friday, June 7, 2013 at 12:53 PM. It's been 10 years since Mike Hauser pulled a lifeless body from the waters near Grayton Beach, but he still remembers the events of that day knocking him to his knees.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Walton Sun

  2. Heat seeking missiles to keep title hopes alive

    By Frank Pingue SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A sudden disappearance of scoring by the top-seeded Miami Heat has the defending champions scrambling to rediscover their form in time to turn the NBA Finals back in their favor. The Heat, who averaged nearly 103 points per game during the 82-game regular season, endured their lowest offensive output of the entire 2012-13 campaign in Tuesday's lifeless 113 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Tracy McGrady, the most popular man at the NBA Finals

    MIAMI -- Tracy McGrady played seven and a half minutes in the Finals, which was seven and a half minutes more than T-Mac expected to play. To be fair, that's more than anyone anywhere expected one of the most star-crossed players in league history to ever play in the Finals. His cameo came at the end of the Game 2 blowout and was as nondescript as the Spurs ' lifeless second half performance. He ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: SB Nation

Quotes

  1. "They were pretty lifeless until we made a mistake," said Johnny Damon, "and they took full advantage of it."
    on Aug 31, 2008 By: Johnny Damon Source: Edmonton Sun

  2. "It was scary," Konerko said. "He was choking on something. That's what everyone standing out there was a little bit worried about. It's one thing to get knocked out, you get knocked out and you come to, but he was lifeless and it sounded...
    on May 8, 2005 By: Paul Konerko Source: USA Today

  3. Lady Margaret Thatcher said, "A society needs only one generation to abandon . . its culture, for that culture to become an alien, lifeless irrelevance . . [and] the cultural revolutionaries will drown out what Lincoln called the mystic chords of...
    on Dec 22, 2007 By: Margaret Thatcher Source: renewamerica.us

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