Definitions for submissivesəbˈmɪs ɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. submissive(adj)

    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"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. submissive(Noun)

    one who submits

  2. submissive(Adjective)

    Meekly obedient or passive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Submissive(adj)

    inclined or ready to submit; acknowledging one's inferiority; yielding; obedient; humble

  2. Submissive(adj)

    showing a readiness to submit; expressing submission; as, a submissive demeanor

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of submissive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of submissive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hermann Hesse:

    The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There are two kinds of people in the world: Submissive and rebellious. The problem of the world is that majority is in the first category!

  3. Kim Bok-dong:

    When I started, the Japanese military would often beat me because I wasn't submissive, there are no words to describe my suffering. Even now. I can't live without medicine. I'm always in pain.

  4. Leon Lessinger:

    Human beings are full of emotion, and the teacher who knows how to use it will have dedicated learners. It means sending dominant signals instead of submissive ones with your eyes, body and voice.

  5. Joseph de Maistre:

    Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.

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