[lahyf-lis] /ˈlaɪf lɪs/
not endowed with life; having no life; inanimate:
destitute of living things:
a lifeless planet.
deprived of life; dead:
a battlefield strewn with lifeless bodies.
without animation, liveliness, or spirit; dull; colorless; torpid:
a lifeless performance of a play.
insensible, as a person who has fainted.
without life; inanimate; dead
not sustaining living organisms
having no vitality or animation
Old English lifleas “inanimate, dead;” see life + -less. Meaning “with no living things” is from 1728. Related: Lifelessly; lifelessness.
- Life lesson
noun 1. something from which useful knowledge or principles can be learned
[lahyf-lahyk] /ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk/ adjective 1. resembling or simulating real : a lifelike portrait. /ˈlaɪfˌlaɪk/ adjective 1. closely resembling or representing life adj. 1610s, “likely to live,” from life (n.) + like (adj.). Meaning “exactly like the living original” is from 1725.
[lahyf-lahyn] /ˈlaɪfˌlaɪn/ noun 1. a , fired across a ship or boat, by means of which a hawser for a breeches buoy may be hauled aboard. 2. a or rope for saving , as one attached to a lifeboat. 3. any of various running above the decks, spars, etc., of a ship or boat to […]
noun 1. a list of species sighted and identified by a bird watcher or naturalist over a lifetime.