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  • s  weak in willpower, courage or vitality
  • a  lacking a backbone or spinal column
  • a  lacking spiny processes
    spineless fins
  • s  lacking thorns

  • Officials in the new Administration made no secret of their contempt for Karzai, whom they viewed as spineless and inefficient, too tolerant of drug smugglers.
  • With Germany seething at the spineless Weimar government over the humiliating terms of the World War I armistice, Hitler sensed an opportunity.
  • He is also gloriously free of the rhetorical, demographic and intellectual shackles that come with political consultants, pollsters and the other skittish, spineless .

  • Morris Iemma in Sydney Morning Herald
    Premier Morris Iemma said Mr Debnam was "a gutless, spineless spiv from Vaucluse" and had failed to produce evidence that Mr Debus was under investigation.
  • Harry Reid in CBS News
    It's a weak, spineless display of politics at a time of war,said Reid, who spoke while Bush was in Asia.
  • Tony Adams in Sportinglife.com
    I like Paul a tremendous amount and I was gutted, absolutely gutted for him. It is spineless, the man who employed him can sack him just as quickly as that,said Adams. "You don't get a chance to build, you don't get a chance to do...

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