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spiritless

[spir-it-lis] /ˈspɪr ɪt lɪs/
adjective
1.
without spirit.
2.
without ardor, vigor, zeal, animation, etc.:
a spiritless reply to criticism.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; spirit + -less
Related forms
spiritlessly, adverb
spiritlessness, noun
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