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Definition of Submissive

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meek, compliant, yielding, humble, obedient
Submissive Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Showing a readiness to submit; expressing submission; as, a submissive demeanor.
  
(a.)
Inclined or ready to submit; acknowledging one's inferiority; yielding; obedient; humble.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Eddwll = a. covered; submissive
Hufyll = a. humble, submissive
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people"
(antonym) domineering
(similar) abject
(see-also) humble
2. willing to submit without resistance to authority; deferent
(similar) subordinate
3. abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant; "slavish devotion to her job ruled her life"; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams; "she has become submissive and subservient"
(synonym) slavish, subservient
(similar) servile
Submissive Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
"Deferential" and "Submission" redirect here. Not to be confused with Difference (disambiguation) or Differential (disambiguation). For the legal doctrine, see Judicial deference. For other uses, see Submission (disambiguation).
Deference (also called submission or passivity) is the condition of submitting to the espoused, legitimate influence of one's superior or superiors. Deference implies a yielding or submitting to the judgment of a recognized superior out of respect or reverence. Deference has been studied extensively by political scientists, sociologists, and psychologists.

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