spiritlessness

spiritless

[spir-it-lis]
adjective
1.
without spirit.
2.
without ardor, vigor, zeal, animation, etc.: a spiritless reply to criticism.

Origin:
1560–70; spirit + -less

spiritlessly, adverb
spiritlessness, noun
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spiritless (ˈspɪrɪtlɪs)
 
adj
lacking courage or liveliness; melancholic
 
spiritlessly
 
adv
 
spiritlessness
 
n

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