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submissive

adjective uk   us   /səbˈmɪs.ɪv/
A submissive person allows themselves to be controlled by other people: He was looking for a quiet, submissive wife who would obey his every word.
submissively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
submissiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “submissive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 順從的,溫順的,聽話的…
in Russian покорный…
in Turkish itaatkâr, uysal, söz dinler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顺从的,温顺的,听话的…
in Polish uległy, posłuszny…
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