spinelessly
adverb see spineless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spinelessly — spineless ► ADJECTIVE 1) having no spine; invertebrate. 2) (of an animal or plant) lacking spines. 3) lacking courage and determination. DERIVATIVES spinelessly adverb spinelessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • spinelessly — See spineless. * * * …   Universalium

  • spinelessly — adverb In a spineless manner …   Wiktionary

  • spinelessly — spine·less·ly …   English syllables

  • spinelessly — adverb : in a spineless manner : feebly, irresolutely * * * spineˈlessly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑spine …   Useful english dictionary

  • spineless — spinelessly, adv. spinelessness, n. /spuyn lis/, adj. 1. having no spines or quills. 2. having no spine or backbone. 3. having a weak spine; limp. 4. without moral force, resolution, or courage; feeble: a spineless, lily livered coward. [1820 30; …   Universalium

  • spineless — adjective Date: 1827 1. free from spines, thorns, or prickles 2. a. having no spinal column ; invertebrate b. lacking strength of character • spinelessly adverb • spinelessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Richard Fisk — Superherobox| caption=Cover of Web of Spider Man #30 (vol. 1, Sep 1987). Art by Steve Geiger. comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Richard Fisk real name=Richard Fisk publisher=Marvel Comics debut= The Amazing Spider Man #83 (April 1970) …   Wikipedia

  • spinelessness — See spinelessly. * * * …   Universalium

  • spineless — 1827, of animals, from SPINE (Cf. spine) + LESS (Cf. less). Meaning “lacking moral force” is from 1885. Related: Spinelessly; spinelessness …   Etymology dictionary

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