from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Without life or appearing to be without life.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a lifeless manner; without vigor; dully; heavily; frigidly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without animation or vitality
- adv. as if dead
- adv. in a lifeless manner
"Steroids," he said lifelessly, his standard quip to the query.
One dropped lifelessly to the ground and another fell to his knees, gripping at the wounds in his chest.
BOSTON -- His left arm wrapped in a sleeve and dangling lifelessly by his side, Rajon Rondo broke for the basket and sailed past LeBron James for a layup.
The demon then leaves her body, and Katie falls lifelessly to the floor.
The dead man, estimated to be in his early 20s, dangled lifelessly in a blue shirt and plaid shorts.
As the sultan watched the grand vizier crumple lifelessly to the floor, the concubine shared her prescient dream from the heavens--the premonition of the murder, her destiny to bear him a son, the ushering of a golden age for the empire.
The body convulsed, causing the right arm to flop lifelessly off the table.
For a half-instant, I'm terrified that I'll see his body, hanging lifelessly from the shower rod.
What good was a dust free house when a ragged cloth hung lifelessly outside?
Rather, it dangled almost lifelessly, a slight wave no more than the movement of a blade of grass.