supine

  • 21supine — adjective formal 1 lying on your back opposite prone (2) 2 allowing other people to make decisions instead of you in a way that seems very weak minded: a supine and cowardly press, scared by government threats of censorship supinely adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22supine — I. noun Etymology: Middle English supyn, from Late Latin supinum, from Latin, neuter of supinus, adjective Date: 15th century 1. a Latin verbal noun having an accusative of purpose in um and an ablative of specification in u 2. an English… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 23supine — См. supino …

    Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • 24supine — supinely, adv. supineness, n. adj. /sooh puyn /; n. /sooh puyn/, adj. 1. lying on the back, face or front upward. 2. inactive, passive, or inert, esp. from indolence or indifference. 3. (of the hand) having the palm upward. n. 4. (in Latin) a… …

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  • 25supine — 1. Denoting the body when lying face upward. 2. Supination of the forearm or of the foot. [L. supinus] * * * su·pine su̇ pīn, sü .pīn adj 1) lying on the back or with the face upward 2) marked by supination * * * adj …

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  • 26supine — Synonyms and related words: Laodicean, Olympian, abject, accepting, accumbent, acquiescent, agreeable, aloof, apathetic, assenting, benumbed, blah, blase, bored, comatose, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, consenting, couchant,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 27supine — su·pine || sjuːpaɪn adj. lying on the back, lying face upward; having the palm upward; passive, indifferent, apathetic …

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  • 28supine — [ su:pʌɪn] adjective 1》 lying face upwards.     ↘with the palm of the hand upwards. 2》 failing to act as a result of moral weakness or indolence. noun a Latin verbal noun used only in the accusative and ablative cases, especially to denote… …

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  • 29supine — a. 1. On the back. 2. Indolent, sluggish, lazy, slothful, idle, inert, torpid, languid, dull, lumpish, listless, careless, thoughtless, inattentive, negligent, heedless, drowsy, indifferent, otiose, lethargic, apathetic, sleepy …

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  • 30supine — adj 1. prone, prostrate, flat, flat on one s back, horizontal; accumbent, recumbent, decumbent, procumbent, couchant; abed, sprawling, lounging, lolling, spread, laid out, reclining, reposing, lying. 2. inactive, passive, inert, motionless,… …

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  • 31supine — su·pine …

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  • 32supine — adj. 1) lying on the back or with the face upwards. 2) (of the forearm) in the position in which the palm of the hand faces upwards. Compare: prone …

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  • 33supine — UK [ˈsuːpaɪn] / US [ˈsuˌpaɪn] adjective formal 1) lying on your back 2) too lazy or afraid to deal with a problem that needs your attention Derived word: supinely adverb …

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  • 34supine — su•pine adj. [[t]suˈpaɪn[/t]] n. [[t]ˈsu paɪn[/t]] adj. 1) anat. lying on the back, face upward 2) anat. a) (of the hand) having the palm turned forward or upward b) (of the foot) having the sole turned upward or outward 3) inactive, passive, or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 35supine — /ˈsupaɪn / (say soohpuyn) adjective 1. lying on the back, or with the face or front upwards. 2. having the palm upwards, as the hand. 3. inactive, passive, or inert, especially, from indolence or indifference. –noun 4. (in Latin) a noun form… …

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  • 36supine —   a. lying flat on back; sluggish; lazy;, n. Grammar, kind of Latin verbal noun …

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  • 37supine — adj. & n. adj. 1 lying face upwards (cf. PRONE). 2 having the front or ventral part upwards; (of the hand) with the palm upwards. 3 inert, indolent; morally or mentally inactive. n. a Latin verbal noun used only in the accusative and ablative… …

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  • 38supine hypotension syndrome — supine hypotensive syndrome partial occlusion of the inferior vena cava and the descending aorta by the uterus, especially when a woman is pregnant, resulting in hypotension when in a supine position; it is corrected by assuming a side lying… …

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  • 39Supine (disambiguation) — A supine is a verbal noun in some languages.Supine may also refer to:*Supine position of the body *Supine position of the forearm; see Anatomical terms of location *Supine (temperament) …

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  • 40Supine row — The supine row (alternatively called the inverted row by some) is an exercise in weight training. This exercise primarily works the muscles of the upper back, these muscles are the Trapezius and Latissimus dorsi, the supine row also works the… …

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