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Definition of Submissive

Submissive

  1. Inclined or ready to submit; acknowledging one's inferiority; yielding; obedient; humble.
  2. Showing a readiness to submit; expressing submission; as, a submissive demeanor.

Submissive Quotations

In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it.
Lao Tzu

Protesting is fundamentally submissive.
Paul Watson

Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
Joseph de Maistre

I'm very type-A, and many things in my life are about control and domination, but eating should be a submissive experience, where you let down your guard and enjoy the ride.
Anthony Bourdain

Those who submit like a child do it because they know that the Father wants only the happiness of His children and that only He knows the way. That is the testimony we must have to keep praying like a submissive child, in the good times as well as the times of trouble.
Henry B. Eyring
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Submissive Translations

submissive in Spanish is sumiso
submissive in Swedish is undergiven
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