What does sapless mean?

Definitions for sapless
ˈsæp lɪssap·less

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word sapless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrepit, debile, feeble, infirm, rickety, sapless, weak, weaklyadjective

    lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality

    "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"

  2. saplessadjective

    destitute of sap and other vital juices; dry

    "the rats and roaches scurrying along the sapless planks"- Norman Mailer


  1. saplessadjective

    lacking in sap

  2. saplessadjective

    lacking vivacity

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Saplessadjective

    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.


  1. sapless

    Sapless generally refers to something that lacks vitality, vigor, or energy. It can also mean lacking interest or liveliness, weak or exhausted. In some cases, it can also refer to a plant without sap, indicating metaphorically a loss of life, strength or substance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saplessadjective

    destitute of sap; not juicy

  2. Saplessadjective

    fig.: Dry; old; husky; withered; spiritless

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sapless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sapless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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