supineness

  • 1supineness — index disinterest (lack of interest), inertia, languor, sloth Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2supineness — supine ► ADJECTIVE 1) lying face upwards. 2) failing to act as a result of laziness or lack of courage; passive. DERIVATIVES supinely adverb supineness noun. ORIGIN Latin supinus bent backwards …

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  • 3supineness — īnnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being supine supineness and dogmatism take the place of inquiry Harper s …

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  • 4Supineness — Supine Su*pine , a. [L. supinus, akin to sub under, super above. Cf. {Sub }, {Super }.] 1. Lying on the back, or with the face upward; opposed to prone. [1913 Webster] 2. Leaning backward, or inclining with exposure to the sun; sloping; inclined …

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  • 5supineness — noun see supine II …

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  • 6supineness — See supinely. * * * …

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  • 7supineness — noun the state of being supine …

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  • 8supineness — n. carelessness, inattention, disregard; indolence, laziness, slothfulness, inactivity; lying with the face upward …

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  • 9supineness — su·pine·ness …

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  • 10Franceway Ranna Cossitt — (April 24, 1790 February 3, 1863) was an early Cumberland Presbyterian Minister and the first stated clerk of the Cumberland Presbyterian General Assembly in 1829. Was also the founder of Cumberland College in Princeton Kentucky, in 1825, which… …

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  • 11Inattention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Inattention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inattention inattention inconsideration Sgm: N 1 inconsiderateness inconsiderateness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 oversight oversight Sgm: N 1 inadvertence inadvertence inadvertency …

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  • 12Neglect — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Neglect >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 neglect neglect Sgm: N 1 carelessness carelessness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 trifling trifling &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 negligence negligence Sgm: N 1 omission …

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  • 13Indifference — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Indifference >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 indifference indifference neutrality Sgm: N 1 coldness coldness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 anaphrodisia anaphrodisia Sgm: N 1 unconcern unconcern insouciance nonchalance …

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  • 14Apathies — Apathy Ap a*thy, n.; pl. {Apathies}. [L. apathia, Gr. ?; a priv. + ?, fr. ?, ?, to suffer: cf. F. apathie. See {Pathos}.] Want of feeling; privation of passion, emotion, or excitement; dispassion; applied either to the body or the mind. As… …

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  • 15Apathy — Ap a*thy, n.; pl. {Apathies}. [L. apathia, Gr. ?; a priv. + ?, fr. ?, ?, to suffer: cf. F. apathie. See {Pathos}.] Want of feeling; privation of passion, emotion, or excitement; dispassion; applied either to the body or the mind. As applied to… …

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  • 16Proneness — Prone ness, n. [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being prone, or of bending downward; as, the proneness of beasts is opposed to the erectness of man. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of lying with the face down; opposed to {supineness}. [1913… …

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  • 17Slumber — Slum ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slumbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slumbering}.] [OE. slombren, slumberen, slumeren, AS. slumerian, fr. sluma slumber; akin to D. sluimeren to slumber, MHG. slummern, slumen, G. schlummern, Dan. slumre, Sw. slumra, Goth.… …

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  • 18Slumbered — Slumber Slum ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slumbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slumbering}.] [OE. slombren, slumberen, slumeren, AS. slumerian, fr. sluma slumber; akin to D. sluimeren to slumber, MHG. slummern, slumen, G. schlummern, Dan. slumre, Sw. slumra …

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  • 19Slumbering — Slumber Slum ber, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Slumbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slumbering}.] [OE. slombren, slumberen, slumeren, AS. slumerian, fr. sluma slumber; akin to D. sluimeren to slumber, MHG. slummern, slumen, G. schlummern, Dan. slumre, Sw. slumra …

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  • 20Supinity — Su*pin i*ty, n. [L. supinitas.] Supineness. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …

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