, a. 1. Destitute of spirit; wanting animation; wanting cheerfulness; dejected; depressed.
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2. Destitute of vigor; wanting life, courage, or fire.
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A men so faint, so spiritless,
So dull, so dead in lock, so woebegone.
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3. Having no breath; extinct; dead. "The spiritless body." Greenhill.
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-- Spir"it*less*ly, adv. -- Spir"it*less*ness, n.
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