supinely

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

supine +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

supinely (comparative more supinely, superlative most supinely)

  1. in a supine way, with the head facing up
    • 1749, [John Cleland], “(Please specify the letter or volume)”, in Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure [Fanny Hill], London: [] G. Fenton [i.e., Fenton and Ralph Griffiths] [], OCLC 731622352:
      Giddy and intoxicated as I was with such satiating draughts of pleasure, I still lay on the couch, supinely stretched out, in a delicious languor diffus'd over all my limbs