Definición de acephalous en inglés:

acephalous

Saltos de línea: aceph¦al|ous
Pronunciación: /eɪˈsɛf(ə)ləs
 
, -ˈkɛf-/

adjetivo

1Lacking a head: an acephalous skeleton
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Thus the design may sometimes appear acephalous and at other times polycephalous (Hydra-headed).
2Having no leader or chief: an acephalous society
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  • During the late nineteenth century in societies ranging from the acephalous to interlacustrine kingdoms, senior men bolstered their authority through a monopoly of access to locally brewed beer.
  • The resistance is largely decentralised, localised and acephalous.
  • Sierra Leone was the object of similar plunder, leaving an acephalous state in rampant disorder only to be stabilised by British Tommies.
3 Prosody (Typically of a hexameter beginning with a short syllable) lacking a syllable or syllables in the first foot.

Origen

mid 18th century: via medieval Latin from Greek akephalos 'headless' (from a- 'without' + kephalē 'head') + -ous.

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Pronunciación: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict