Meaning of “spineless” in the English Dictionary

"spineless" in British English

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spinelessadjective

uk /ˈspaɪn.ləs/ us /ˈspaɪn.ləs/ disapproving
spinelessly
adverb uk /ˈspaɪn.ləs.li/ us /ˈspaɪn.ləs.li/
spinelessness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈspaɪn.ləs.nəs/ us /ˈspaɪn.ləs.nəs/

(Definition of “spineless” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spineless" in American English

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spinelessadjective

us /ˈspɑɪn·ləs/ disapproving

lacking determination and the willingness to take risks:

It upset me to realize how spineless I was.

(Definition of “spineless” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)