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spineless

adjective uk   /ˈspaɪn.ləs/ disapproving us  
A spineless person does not have much determination and is not willing to take risks: He was, she concluded, a spineless individual.
spinelessly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
spinelessness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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