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sub·mis·sive

 (səb-mĭs′ĭv)
adj.
Inclined or willing to submit.

sub·mis′sive·ly adv.
sub·mis′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.submissively - in a servile manner; "he always acts so deferentially around his supervisor"
Translations
بِخُضوع، بإذْعان، بِطاعَه
povolně
af hlÿîni/auîsveipni
poddajnýpovoľne
uysallıkla

submissively

[səbˈmɪsɪvlɪ] ADVsumisamente

submissively

adv bow, kneeldemütig; behaveunterwürfig

submissively

[səbˈmɪsɪvlɪ] advin modo sottomesso, in modo remissivo

submit

(səbˈmit) past tense, past participle subˈmitted verb
1. to yield to control or to a particular kind of treatment by another person etc. I refuse to submit to his control; The rebels were ordered to submit.
2. to offer (a plan, suggestion, proposal, entry etc). Competitors for the painting competition must submit their entries by Friday.
suˈbmission (-ʃən) noun
1. the act of submitting.
2. humbleness or obedience.
subˈmissive (-siv) adjective
obedient and humble.
subˈmissively adverb
subˈmissiveness noun
References in classic literature ?
Like an ox with head bent, submissively he awaited the blow which he felt was lifted over him.
Turning his back to his captor, he walked submissively away in the direction indicated, looking to neither the right nor the left; hardly daring to breathe, his head and back actually aching with a prophecy of buckshot.
Humbly and submissively,' returned the tragedian, scowling upwards.
Harriet listened submissively, and said "it was very true it was just as Miss Woodhouse describedit was not worth while to think about themand she would not think about them any longer" but no change of subject could avail, and the next halfhour saw her as anxious and restless about the Eltons as before.
Pierre sighed, rose submissively, emptied his glass, and, waiting till all were seated again, turned with his kindly smile to Rostov.
On the last occasion when the great Russian bugbear provoked a division, he voted submissively with his Conservative allies.
Clara returned the kiss; Clara answered, sadly and submissively,
What he had in tow, lunged itself at him sometimes in an awful manner when the boat was checked, and sometimes seemed to try to wrench itself away, though for the most part it followed submissively.
said Maggie, seating herself submissively, while Lucy knelt again and unfastened the contemptible butterfly.
Your pleasure, prithee, lady mine, unfold; Declare the terms that I am to obey; My will to yours submissively I mould, And from your law my feet shall never stray.
If any of his people advanced whom he judged unworthy of the friendship or confidence of the white men, he motioned them off by a wave of the hand, and they would submissively walk away.
I dunno who you be, but I'll come," said Jason, submissively.