Definition of Spiritlessness

1. Noun. The trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally.

Exact synonyms: Apathy, Indifference, Numbness
Generic synonyms: Passiveness, Passivity
Derivative terms: Apathetic, Apathetic, Indifferent, Numb, Spiritless, Spiritless



Definition of Spiritlessness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being spiritless. ¹

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Definition of Spiritlessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiritlessness

spiritedness
spiritednesses
spiritful
spiriting
spiriting away
spiritings
spiritise
spiritism
spiritisms
spiritist
spiritistic
spiritists
spiritize
spiritless
spiritlessly
spiritlessness (current term)
spiritlike
spiritoso
spiritous
spiritousness
spirits
spirits away
spirits of ammonia
spirits of hartshorn
spirits of salt
spirits of salts
spirits of wine
spirits of wines
spiritual
spiritual awakening

Literary usage of Spiritlessness

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1. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"Only the spiritlessness of our present depression blinds us to the clear intimations of our reason that in the course of a few generations every little ..."

2. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... moods bring a sense of abasement and humiliation, which sometimes seems like a degree of complacency to all that comes, suggesting spiritlessness. ..."

3. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... moods bring a sense of abasement and humiliation, which sometimes seems like a degree of complacency to all that comes, suggesting- spiritlessness. ..."

4. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1889)
"You see, the genuine spiritlessness is wanting; that's what's the trouble. It's all amateur—mechanical details all right, almost to a hair; everything about ..."

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