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lifeless (adj.)

Old English lifleas "inanimate; dead;" see life + -less. Figurative sense from early 13c. Meaning "with no living things" is from 1728. Related: Lifelessly; lifelessness. A common Germanic compound (compare Old Frisian liflas, Middle Low German liflos, Swedish liflös, Danish livlös, and, from a different but related noun, German leblos, Dutch levenloos).

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Definitions of lifeless from WordNet

lifeless (adj.)
deprived of life; no longer living;
a lifeless body
Synonyms: exanimate
lifeless (adj.)
destitute or having been emptied of life or living beings;
after the dance the littered and lifeless ballroom echoed hollowly
lifeless (adj.)
lacking animation or excitement or activity;
it was a lifeless party until she arrived
lifeless (adj.)
not having the capacity to support life;
a lifeless planet
From wordnet.princeton.edu