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spineless

Pronunciation: /ˈspaɪnləs; ˈspaɪnlɪs/

Translation of spineless in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (cowardly, weak) débil, sin carácter
    Example sentences
    • Ofelia, who was used to being the boss all the time, would now have to obey every word that was uttered from Stolly - a weak, spineless, cowardly man in her mind.
    • He described career envoys as weak or spineless.
    • Sure, they have vegetable plates too, if you're weak and spineless.
    1.2 [Zoology/Zoología] invertebrado
    Example sentences
    • It remains a lifeless and spineless human creation.
    • The lowly Zayante band-winged grasshopper is now listed, along with the Ohlone tiger beetle and 184 other spineless creatures.
    • To tease out the details of the transition, other researchers recently turned to lancelets, vertebrates' closest spineless relatives.
    Example sentences
    • Rauwerdink later merged the two species into M. sagu, based on the fact that seeds from spineless palms can produce spiny seedlings.
    • In addition, it is an attractive and spineless cactus, which increases its potential as an ornamental plant; therefore, collection may become a problem in the future.
    • Coral are tiny spineless animals essential in building reefs, one of the planet's oldest and most complex ecosystems.

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