Meaning of submissive

sub•mis•sive

Pronunciation: (sub-mis'iv), [key]
— adj.
  1. inclined or ready to submit; unresistingly or humbly obedient: submissive servants.
  2. marked by or indicating submission: a submissive reply.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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