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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 ?
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.
Wragge, looking submissively down at her husband, whose head, when he stood on tiptoe, barely reached her shoulder.
Spirit,' said Scrooge submissively,' conduct me where you will.
My mother glances submissively at them, shuts the book, and lays it by as an arrear to be worked out when my other tasks are done.
We made the money up this morning, sir," said one of the men, submissively, while the other perused Mr.
The herald communicated the words of the Grand Master to Rebecca, who bowed her head submissively, folded her arms, and, looking up towards heaven, seemed to expect that aid from above which she could scarce promise herself from man.
Don't be too hard on a common man, lady," said Smilash submissively.
Yes, yes," echoed Raoul submissively, "it's quite natural.
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.
I seek the Lady Eleanore," answered Jervase Helwyse, submissively.
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.
To all appearance Molly had got through her after-dinner work in an exemplary manner, had "cleaned herself" with great dispatch, and now came to ask, submissively, if she should sit down to her spinning till milking time.