- 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</p>
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