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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

I don't like to be too submissive in the way I dress. I like quite boyish things, so I hardly ever wear high heels.
Bat for Lashes

Women are often expected to be more amiable or more pleasing or more submissive than men generally.
Maria Doyle Kennedy

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

We are all responsible to Jesus first, and then, under him, to various other persons and offices. Discerning the path of love and obedience when two or more of these submissive relationships collide is a call to humble, Bible-saturated, spiritual wisdom.
John Piper

Because my dad abused me, I was determined to never let a man tell me what to do. God clearly showed me that I needed to be a submissive wife if I wanted to be effective in ministry. The truth is, if we don't learn to submit to authority, we won't ever learn to submit to God.
Joyce Meyer
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Submissive Translations

submissive in Spanish is sumiso
submissive in Swedish is undergiven
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