Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Listless; languid; lifeless; indifferent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Lacking vigor; weak; spiritless.
  • adjective Free from sexual lust.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Without sexual lust.
  • adjective obsolete Lacking vigour; weak; spiritless.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

lust +‎ -less

Examples

  • Moreover, I welcome the coming of a new day when we will all be lustless, righteous vessels floating in a single, ever-expanding universe that, long ago, flew out of a magical woman's baby-deploying cavity.

    Carol Hartsell: The War on Lust Must Be Won

  • Moreover, I welcome the coming of a new day when we will all be lustless, righteous vessels floating in a single, ever-expanding universe that, long ago, flew out of a magical woman's baby-deploying cavity.

    Carol Hartsell: The War on Lust Must Be Won

  • Moreover, I welcome the coming of a new day when we will all be lustless, righteous vessels floating in a single, ever-expanding universe that, long ago, flew out of a magical woman's baby-deploying cavity.

    Carol Hartsell: The War on Lust Must Be Won

  • I find his Lutheran paddling world of lustless frustration almost as disturbing as Allen's Judaica manias.

    The new Woody Allen movie: "Vicky Cristina Barcelona."

  • The lustless love on display in "HSM" -- there isn't a single kiss -- thrusts the film squarely into the center of the ongoing culture wars over "decency" in radio and television, and at a particularly heated juncture.

    Disney's Star Machine

  • T'awake the lustless sun, or chiding, that so long

    Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 1

  • T'awake the lustless sun, or chiding, that so long

    Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Complete

  • And of course, they're going to pick the sort of songs that the Cure just kept on the right side of embarrassing, the kind that you might have viewed as gospel in your hormonall - challenging teen years that their cloying, lustless approach will completely ruin for you.

    Pitchfork: Latest News

  • 7 For in his lustless limbs, through evil guise, lustless > {Listless; joyless, lacking pleasure or delight} guise > mode of life

    The Faerie Queene — Volume 01

  • _lustless_: the noun _lust_ has lost its original and wider sense (which it still has in German), and now signifies 'longing desire. '

    Milton's Comus

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