Definitions for submissivesəbˈmɪs ɪv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
inclined or ready to submit; unresistingly or humbly obedient.
marked by or indicating submission.
Origin of submissive:
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"
slavish, subservient, submissive(adj)
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"
one who submits
Meekly obedient or passive.
inclined or ready to submit; acknowledging one's inferiority; yielding; obedient; humble
showing a readiness to submit; expressing submission; as, a submissive demeanor
Deference 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.
Translations for submissive
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
obedient and humble.
- خاضِع، مُذْعِن، مُطيعArabic
- submissoPortuguese (BR)
- υπάκουος, πειθήνιοςGreek
- आज्ञाकारी, विनम्र, वश्य, वशवर्ती, दब्बूHindi
- podložan, pokoranCroatian
- alázatos, engedelmesHungarian
- padevīgs; pakļāvīgsLatvian
- lydig, ydmykNorwegian
- смиренный; покорныйRussian
- poddajný, povoľný, pokornýSlovak
- uysal, itaatkârTurkish
- 服從的Chinese (Trad.)
- покірний, смиреннийUkrainian
- dễ phục tùngVietnamese
- 服从的Chinese (Simp.)
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