- without sap; withered; dry: sapless plants.
- lacking vitality or spirit; insipid.
Origin of sapless
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Examples from the Web for sapless
Was not my old age turned into a sapless tree, a poisoned spring?The Disowned, Complete
He picked a bennet from the grass and bit it, but it was sapless, dried by the summer heat.Wood Magic
They may be the same plants, but they are alive, not pressed and sapless.The Rubicon
E. F. Benson
A sapless tree is not a living one, but dead; a prayerless Christian cannot be.Sermons
Everything was no more than dried flowers, sapless, brittle and colourless.Up and Down
Edward Frederic Benson