Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: lifeless
IPA transcription: [l'aɪfləs]
Pronunciations of lifeless
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: lifeless, exanimate
    Meaning: deprived of life; no longer living; "a lifeless body"
  • Synonyms: lifeless
    Meaning: destitute or having been emptied of life or living beings; "after the dance the littered and lifeless ballroom echoed hollowly"
Usage examples
  • He raised up the almost lifeless girl, and forced open her lips.
  • He pressed himself into a niche and, half lifeless with terror, waited.
  • The leaves of the trees hung limp and lifeless, for no breeze was stirring.
  • Of course it was the body of the rider as it slipped lifeless to the earth.
  • From the first bite, the Locust becomes a lifeless thing; the Spider's poison has settled him.
  • I returned soon after, and found my son lifeless at the door, on the spot where he was killed!
  • All that he could do he had done, he had shielded her body with his own, it must have been over his lifeless body that they had taken her.
  • It was a fair child, stretched nearly lifeless on the rock, its breast heaving with thirst, its eyes closed, and its lips parched and burning.
  • His first glance was for Buck, over whose limp and apparently lifeless body Nig was setting up a howl, while Skeet was licking the wet face and closed eyes.
  • It seemed to her that those lifeless fingers must relax at any instant and then, when she had about given up hope, she saw a strong brown hand reach up and grasp the side of the fuselage.
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