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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spir·it·less /ˈspɪrətləs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.”
 -- Spir*it*less*ly, adv. -- Spir*it*less*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking ardor or vigor or energy; "a spiritless reply to
             criticism" [ant: spirited]
      2: lacking spirit; "it was a spiritless attempt"
      3: 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"
         [syn: compliant, meek]