sub·mis·sive·ness noun Examples of SUBMISSIVE <it's not in her nature to be
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Related to SUBMISSIVE Synonyms amenable, biddable, compliant, conformable, docile, law-abiding, obedient, tractable Antonyms balky, contrary, contumacious, defiant, disobedient, froward, incompliant, insubordinate, intractable, noncompliant, obstreperous, rebel, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, restive, unamenable, ungovernable, unruly, untoward, wayward, willful ( or wilful) sub·mis·sive adjective \səb- ˈmis-iv\ (Medical Dictionary)
: characterized by tendencies to yield to the will or authority of others <bullying usually involves a stronger, more dominant personality coercing a weaker, more submissive personality—S. W. Twemlow et al>
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