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English definition of “submissive”


adjective     /səbˈmɪs.ɪv/
describes someone who allows themselves to be controlled by other people: He was looking for a quiet, submissive wife who would obey his every word.Weakness and vulnerability submissively     /-li/ adverb Weakness and vulnerability submissiveness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Weakness and vulnerability
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