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 Dictionary entry overview: What does supine mean? 

SUPINE (adjective)
  The adjective SUPINE has 2 senses:

1. lying face upward
2. offering no resistance

  Familiarity information: SUPINE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SUPINE (adjective)

Sense 1supine [BACK TO TOP]


Lying face upward


resupine; supine


unerect (not upright in position or posture)

Sense 2supine [BACK TO TOP]


Offering no resistance


unresisting; resistless; supine

Context examples:

resistless hostages / No other colony showed such supine, selfish helplessness in allowing her own border citizens to be mercilessly harried


inactive; passive (lacking in energy or will)

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