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Definition of Submission

Submission

  1. The act of submitting; the act of yielding to power or authority; surrender of the person and power to the control or government of another; obedience; compliance.
  2. The state of being submissive; acknowledgement of inferiority or dependence; humble or suppliant behavior; meekness; resignation.
  3. Acknowledgement of a fault; confession of error.
  4. An agreement by which parties engage to submit any matter of controversy between them to the decision of arbitrators.

Submission Quotations

The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
John F. Kennedy

The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards, as all paths are. The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
John F. Kennedy

One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
Bertrand Russell

People really had a problem with my disinterest in submission. They had a problem with my intellect, and they had a problem with my choice of lovers. They had a problem with my choice of everything.
Alice Walker

Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.
Bertrand Russell
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Submission Translations

submission in German is Unterbreitung, Unterwerfung
submission in Italian is soggiogamento
submission in Latin is obsequium
submission in Swedish is underkastelse

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