submissive

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adjective sub·mis·sive \-ˈmi-siv\

Definition of submissive

  1. :  submitting to others submissive employees

submissively

adverb

submissiveness

noun

Examples of submissive in a sentence

  1. it's not in her nature to be submissive

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First Known Use of submissive

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SUBMISSIVE Defined for English Language Learners

submissive

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adjective sub·mis·sive \-ˈmi-siv\

Definition of submissive for English Language Learners

  • : willing to obey someone else


SUBMISSIVE Defined for Kids

submissive

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adjective sub·mis·sive \səb-ˈmi-siv\

Definition of submissive for Students

  1. :  willing to give in to others

submissively

adverb

Medical Dictionary

submissive

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adjective sub·mis·sive \səb-ˈmis-iv\

Medical Definition of submissive

  1. :  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

submissiveness

noun


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