- without spirit.
- without ardor, vigor, zeal, animation, etc.: a spiritless reply to criticism.
Origin of spiritless
Related Words for spiritlessapathetic, blah, blue, broken, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, dispirited, dopey, down, downcast, downhearted, droopy, dull, enervated, flat, inanimate, indifferent, lackadaisical, lackluster
Examples from the Web for spiritless
Historical Examples of spiritless
And do you think me so spiritless as to believe that I can be yours by compulsion?Maid Marian
Thomas Love Peacock
He looks exhausted, care-worn, spiritless, (p. 242) extinct.Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
The blueskins, said the reports were spiritless and cowardly.Pariah Planet
Orthodoxy had instilled a formal, but often spiritless faith.Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
Jens Christian Aaberg
A spiritless tenacity was his main characteristic, I judged.The Secret Sharer
- lacking courage or liveliness; melancholic