how to pronounce lifeless


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the above transcription of lifeless is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

lifeless is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of lifeless in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with a lifeless gravy that only piles on …”

meanings of lifeless


  1. Uninhabited, or incapable of supporting life.
  2. Dead; having lost life.
  3. Dull or lacking vitality.
  4. Inanimate; having no life.

lifeless frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word lifeless occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics lifeless can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that lifeless can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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