Dead and Lifeless


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Dead adjective – No longer living.
Usage example: I inherited this heirloom from my dead great-grandfather

Lifeless is a synonym for dead in live topic. In some cases you can use "Lifeless" instead an adjective "Dead", when it comes to topics like barren, inexpressive, inanimate, boring. popular alternative
Nearby Word: deadly
Synonyms for Dead


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Lifeless adjective – No longer living.
Usage example: the kayaker's lifeless body was found just downstream of the rapids where he had capsized

Dead is a synonym for lifeless in live topic. You can use "Dead" instead an adjective "Lifeless", if it concerns topics such as inexpressive, nonliving, not living. popular alternative
Nearby Words: life, lifelessly
Synonyms for Lifeless

Things that words describes

body dead body lifeless body
hand dead hand lifeless hand
world dead world lifeless world
corpse dead corpse lifeless corpse
Other nouns: child, planet, daughter, eyes, bodies, soldiers.

Both words in one sentence

  • Tabletop Game / Mage: The Awakening Both of these things are dead and lifeless, though, and Moros have difficulty learning the ways of the Spirit.
  • World-Wrecking Wave Sure, it can create a completely new biosphere from a dead or lifeless planet... but when used on a world bustling with life, it utterly destroys the existing ecosystem to replace it with the new one.
  • Drop Dead Gorgeous The dead model's resulting popularity is a satire on the fashion industry for forcing models to lead unhealthy lifestyles and for presenting lifeless expressions and poses as sexy.
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