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decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weaklyadjective
lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
"a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"
destitute of sap and other vital juices; dry
"the rats and roaches scurrying along the sapless planks"- Norman Mailer
lacking in sap
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: saploos, Dutch.
Pithless arms, like to a wither’d vine,
That droops his sapless branches to the ground. William Shakespeare, H. VI.
The tree of knowledge, blasted by disputes,
Produces sapless leaves instead of fruits. John Denham.
This single stick was full of sap; but now in vain does art tie that withered bundle of twigs to its sapless trunk. Jonathan Swift.
If by this bribe, well plac’d, he would ensnare
Some sapless usurer that wants an heir. John Dryden, Juven.
destitute of sap; not juicy
fig.: Dry; old; husky; withered; spiritless
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The numerical value of sapless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of sapless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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