Definitions for submissivesəbˈmɪs ɪv
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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
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- gehorsam, fügsam, unterwürfig, demütig, gefügigGerman
- iro, iroiroMāori
- supus, umil, docilRomanian
- поко́рный, послу́шный, смире́нныйRussian
- underdånig, undergiven, lydig, ödmjukSwedish
- teslîmiyetçi, boyun eğen, itaatli, uysallıkla, itaatkârTurkish
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