limply Definition

  • 1in a way that lacks firmness or stiffness; flaccidly
  • 2in a way that lacks energy or enthusiasm; weakly

Using limply: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "limply" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She held the flowers limply in her hand.

  • Example

    He limply shook his head.

  • Example

    The cat lay limply on the sofa.

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Summary: limply in Brief

'Limply' [ˈlɪmpli] is an adverb that describes something lacking firmness or stiffness, such as holding flowers limply in one's hand. It can also describe a lack of energy or enthusiasm, as in 'He limply shook his head.'