Synonyms for submissive
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One who is docile is easily taught; one who is tractable is easily led; one who is pliant is easily bent in any direction; compliant represents one as inclined or persuaded to agreement with another's will. Compare DUTY.
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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"
autocratic, high-and-mighty, bossy, tyrannous, tyrannical, unsubmissive, dictatorial, unservile, dominating, bullying, high-handed, peremptory, blustery, oppressive, authoritarian, roughshod, cavalier, domineering, magisterial, heavy-handed, overbearing
slavish, subservient, submissiveadjective
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"
high-handed, peremptory, bullying, high-and-mighty, autocratic, unsubmissive, heavy-handed, unservile, bossy, blustery, oppressive, cavalier, tyrannical, magisterial, overbearing, tyrannous, domineering, authoritarian, dictatorial, dominating, roughshod
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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.
She was religious, but a very normal person as well. She was a very hardworking and submissive student. She never created any problem in the class. She was an obedient girl. I cannot even imagine how she could murder people.
You have to do what you can at home to be submissive in every way that you can and to elevate him.
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.
The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.
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- demütig, gehorsam, gefügig, fügsam, unterwürfigGerman
- iroiro, iroMāori
- docil, umil, supusRomanian
- смире́нный, послу́шный, поко́рныйRussian
- ödmjuk, lydig, undergiven, underdånigSwedish
- boyun eğen, teslîmiyetçi, itaatli, itaatkâr, uysallıklaTurkish
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