compliant and obedient to authority
"editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw
implemental, instrumental, subservient(adj)
serving or acting as a means or aid
"instrumental in solving the crime"
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"
Useful in an inferior capacity.
fitted or disposed to subserve; useful in an inferior capacity; serving to promote some end; subordinate; hence, servile, truckling
Origin: [L. subserviens, -entis, p. pr. See Subserve.]
The numerical value of subservient in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of subservient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They made Erwiana Sulistyaningsih compliant and more subservient.
A man who works beyond the surface of things,though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth.
A man who works beyond the surface of things, though he may be wrong himself, yet he clears the way for others and may make even his errors subservient to the cause of truth.
I mean to live my life an obedient man, but obedient to God, subservient to the wisdom of my ancestors never to the authority of political truths arrived at yesterday at the voting booth.
My creator cannot create me in a way that I am subservient to another human being. My creator cannot make me secondary to a man just because I'm a woman, that gave me strength to question patriarchal attitudes. I'm equal to anybody in this world.
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