Supine in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
supine
[ˈsuːpaɪn]
1. (Formal)
adjective
2. tumbado(a) de espaldas ; pasivo(a) (sentido figurado) (inactive)
adverb
también:
  • to lie supine yacer de espaldas
supine [ˈsuːpaɪn]
adjective
1 (prostrate) [+person, position] de espaldas; sobre el dorso; supino (formal)
she was relaxing, supine, on the beach ... ...bedridden [persons] confined to the supine position are prone to bedsores Manolo waved from his supine [position] on the sofa
he lay supine on the couch estaba tendido sobre el dorso or (formal) en posición supina en el sofá
...a close-up of his corpse lying supine on the pavement. Old Ned was lying supine on the floor and didn't stir
2 (passive) abúlico
That spurred her not to take a supine [attitude], but to work hard to right certain wrongs which exist in our society*
the government's supine response to the rise in petrol prices la reacción abúlica del gobierno ante la subida de los precios de la gasolina
other branches of government were supine, at best, in the face of great injustice to black Americans
noun
supino (m)
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