- Antonyms of LIVELY
idle, lazy, quiescent, quiet, sluggish, spiritless, boring, dreary, slow, apathetic, dull, heavy, inactive, lethargic, lifeless, sleepy, apathetic, arid, asleep, boring, bovine, dead, desiccate, desiccated, drab, dreary, dull, heavy, humdrum, idle, impassive, inactive, inanimate, indolent, inelastic, inert, lackadaisical, lackluster, lacklustre, languid, languorous, lazy, leaden, lethargic, lifeless, limp, listless, lusterless, lustreless, monotonous, phlegmatic, quiescent, quiet, sleepy, slow, sluggish, spiritless, stolid, tedious, tired, torpid, unambitious, unanimated, uneventful, vapid, weary, Irksome, Languishing.
- Examples of usage:
- It is not so odd after all when you come to think of it says Molly considering he never goes anywhere as I have heard and that I lead quite as lively an existence - "Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
- I'm sorry to be obliged to leave you captain said he as he stood ready to start for if I am not very much mistaken you'll have lively times here before long - "Frank on the Lower Mississippi" by Harry Castlemon
- So amusing and lively and nice to every one - "The Twelfth Hour" by Ada Leverson