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- 1. spiritless (vs. spirited), apathetic, bloodless, dispirited, listless, heartless, thin, dull, unenthusiastic
- usage: lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to criticism"
- 2. meek, spiritless, submissive (vs. domineering)
- usage: evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"
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