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Submissive vs. Subservient

Difference Between Submissive and Subservient

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Submissive

Inclined or willing to submit.
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Subservient

Subordinate in capacity or function.
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Submissive

Obedient or passive.
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Subservient

Obsequious; servile.
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Submissive

(BDSM) One who submits to a dominant partner in BDSM practices.
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Subservient

Useful as a means or an instrument; serving to promote an end.
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Submissive

(rare) One who submits.
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Subservient

Useful in an inferior capacity.
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Submissive

Inclined or ready to submit; acknowledging one's inferiority; yielding; obedient; humble.
Not at his feet submissive in distress,Creature so fair his reconcilement seeking.
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Subservient

Obsequiously submissive.
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Submissive

Showing a readiness to submit; expressing submission; as, a submissive demeanor.
With a submissive step I hasted down.
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Subservient

Fitted or disposed to subserve; useful in an inferior capacity; serving to promote some end; subordinate; hence, servile, truckling.
Scarce ever reading anything which he did not make subservient in one kind or other.
These ranks of creatures are subservient one to another.
Their temporal ambition was wholly subservient to their proselytizing spirit.
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Submissive

Inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination;
Submissive servants
A submissive reply
Replacing troublemakers with more submissive people
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Subservient

Compliant and obedient to authority;
Editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones
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Submissive

Willing to submit without resistance to authority; deferent
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Subservient

Abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant;
Slavish devotion to her job ruled her life
A slavish yes-man to the party bosses
She has become submissive and subservient
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Submissive

Abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant;
Slavish devotion to her job ruled her life
A slavish yes-man to the party bosses
She has become submissive and subservient
Mar 17, 2022

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