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English definition of “supine”

supine

adjective (CHARACTER)    /ˈsuː.paɪn/ /ˈsjuː-/ disapproving
If you are supine, you are weak and willing to accept the control of others: The new director has introduced a series of changes against little opposition from the supine staff.Weakness and vulnerability supinely     /-li/ adverb formal
(Definition of supine adjective (CHARACTER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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