Definition of supinely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsuːpaɪnli//
    , also BrE//ˈsjuːpaɪnli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsuːpaɪnli//
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  1. 1flat on your back
  2. 2(disapproving) without acting on something or without opposing something because you are lazy or morally weak The failure was blamed on the president who supinely gave in to media pressure.