- Submissive Sub*mis"sive, a.
1. Inclined or ready to submit; acknowledging one's
inferiority; yielding; obedient; humble.
With a submissive step I hasted down. --Prior. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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submissively — index faithfully, respectfully Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
submissively — submissive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ meekly obedient or passive. DERIVATIVES submissively adverb submissiveness noun … English terms dictionary
submissively — adverb see submissive … New Collegiate Dictionary
submissively — See submissive. * * * … Universalium
submissively — adverb In a submissive manner … Wiktionary
submissively — adv. meekly, in a compliant manner, humbly, obediently … English contemporary dictionary
submissively — sub·mis·sive·ly … English syllables
submissively — See: submissive … English dictionary
submissively — adverb in a servile manner he always acts so deferentially around his supervisor • Syn: ↑deferentially • Derived from adjective: ↑submissive, ↑deferential (for: ↑deferentially) … Useful english dictionary
submissive — submissively, adv. submissiveness, n. /seuhb mis iv/, adj. 1. inclined or ready to submit; unresistingly or humbly obedient: submissive servants. 2. marked by or indicating submission: a submissive reply. [1580 90; SUBMISS + IVE] Syn. 1.… … Universalium