Lifelessly



[lahyf-lis] /ˈlaɪf lɪs/

adjective
1.
not endowed with life; having no life; inanimate:
lifeless matter.
2.
destitute of living things:
a lifeless planet.
3.
deprived of life; dead:
a battlefield strewn with lifeless bodies.
4.
without animation, liveliness, or spirit; dull; colorless; torpid:
a lifeless performance of a play.
5.
insensible, as a person who has fainted.
/ˈlaɪflɪs/
adjective
1.
without life; inanimate; dead
2.
not sustaining living organisms
3.
having no vitality or animation
4.
unconscious
adj.

Old English lifleas “inanimate, dead;” see life + -less. Meaning “with no living things” is from 1728. Related: Lifelessly; lifelessness.

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