nespodrs

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Latvian[edit]

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From ne- +‎ spodrs (shiny, lustrous, glossy).

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nespodrs (def. nespodrais, comp. nespodrāks, sup. visnespodrākais; adv. nespodri)

  1. dull, lackluster (not shiny, not emitting or reflecting much light)
    nespodrs spogulisdull mirror
    nespodrs metālsdull, non-shiny metal
    nespodras acisdull (= lifeless) eyes
    ar vājiem binokļiem tas izskatās kā nespodrs, paliels, nekonkrētas formas starpzvaigžņu mākonis — with weak binoculars, it (= the M35 nebula) looks like a dull, average-sized interstellar cloud without a concrete shape

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