Meaning of sprightless in English:

sprightless

Pronunciation /ˈsprʌɪtlɪs/

adjective

rare
  • Lacking spirit; characterized by lack of animation, liveliness, or energy; (especially of a person or animal) lacking courage or (now usually) vitality.

Origin

Early 16th century; earliest use found in Gavin Douglas (c1476–1522), poet and bishop of Dunkeld. From sprite + -less.