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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Spiritless  \Spir"it*less\,  a. 
  1.  Destitute  of  spirit;  wanting  animation;  wanting 
  cheerfulness;  dejected;  depressed. 
  2.  Destitute  of  vigor;  wanting  life,  courage,  or  fire. 
  A  men  so  faint,  so  spiritless,  So  dull,  so  dead  in 
  lock,  so  woebegone.  --Shak. 
  3.  Having  no  breath;  extinct;  dead.  ``The  spiritless  body.'' 
  --Greenhill.  --  {Spir"it*less*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Spir"it*less*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  trait  of  lacking  enthusiasm  for  or  interest  in  things 
  generally  [syn:  {apathy},  {indifference}] 

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