adjective, live·li·er, live·li·est.
Origin of lively
Synonyms for lively
Antonyms for lively
Related Words for unlivelyhalfhearted, mild, warm, dull, unenthusiastic, apathetic, cool, disinterested, indifferent, languid, lifeless, moderate, spiritless, temperate, unlively, warmish
Examples from the Web for unlively
Historical Examples of unlively
It was unmusical, unbeautiful, unlively, and indescribably doleful.The Mutiny of the Elsinore
There are many finer valleys than this in Asben, and were the trees not preserved, it would be a very barren, unlively spot.
With him she could enjoy even the unlively splendour of a function, but without him she would have been very unhappy.Emily Fox-Seton
Frances Hodgson Burnett