Lifeless and Living


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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

Living is an antonym for lifeless in topics: dead, dull, not living.
Nearby Words: life, lifelessly
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Living adjective – Being in effective operation.
Usage example: a living culture that has survived a number of foreign invasions

Lifeless is an antonym for living in alive topic.
Nearby Words: live, lived, livable
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Things that words describes

matter lifeless matter living matter
form lifeless form living form
skeleton lifeless skeleton living skeleton
universe lifeless universe living universe
Other nouns: head, corpse, puppet, statue, rock, eyes, bodies, soldiers, beings, skeletons.
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Living and Lifeless. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 27, from
Lifeless & Living. N.p., 2016. Web. 27 Nov. 2020. <>.
Living or Lifeless. 2016. Accessed November 27, 2020.

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