Definition of Lustreless

1. Adjective. Lacking brilliance or vitality. "A lusterless performance"

Exact synonyms: Lackluster, Lacklustre, Lusterless
Similar to: Dull



2. Adjective. Lacking luster or shine. "Lusterless hair"
Exact synonyms: Lackluster, Lacklustre, Lusterless
Similar to: Dull
Derivative terms: Lusterlessness, Lustrelessness

Definition of Lustreless

1. Adjective. (British) (alternative spelling of lusterless) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lustreless

lustique
lustlessly
lustlessness
lustra
lustral
lustrate
lustrated
lustrates
lustrating
lustration
lustrations
lustre
lustred
lustreless (current term)
lustrelessly
lustrelessness
lustres
lustreware
lustrical
lustrine
lustrines
lustring
lustrings
lustrious
lustrous
lustrously
lustrousness
lustrousnesses

Literary usage of Lustreless

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1. The Metallic Alloys: A Practical Guide for the Manufacture of All Kinds of by Alfred Krupp, Andreas Wildberger, William Theodore Brannt (1888)
"But sometimes a dull lustreless surface is to be imparted to the brass, which is effected by treating the articles with a boiling pickling fluid composed ..."

2. The Novelist's Magazine (1833)
"Her face was pale as death, and her eyes in a moment became lustreless and glassy. I saw «he was struggling to speak, but could not ; lor her lips moved, ..."

3. Key-notes to the Materia Medica by Henry Newell Guernsey, Joseph Colburn Guernsey (1886)
"Dry, lustreless, rough head of hair. Eructations tasting like rotten eggs; stools (diarrhoeic) smelling like rotten eggs. Debility remaining after acute ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"5 194 152 Dull, lustreless, and bright shining crystals. ... 7 182.5 Dull, lustreless crystals. Samples 3, 4. and 5 proved to be mixtures of hyoscyamine and ..."

5. The Chemical Trade Journal and Oil, Paint and Colour Review (1892)
"The gold was of a dark yellow colour, the deposit being lustreless, having a tendency to be spongy. Some further experiments have been made in the ..."

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