Submissive - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 08/11/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Submissive.

6 letter answer(s) to submissive

DOCILE
  1. willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation"
  2. easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"
  3. ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters"

4 letter answer(s) to submissive

MEEK
  1. evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"
  2. humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
  3. very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes

8 letter answer(s) to submissive

OBEDIENT
  1. dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
RESIGNED
  1. accept as inevitable; "He resigned himself to his fate"
  2. part with a possession or right; "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"
  3. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
  4. give up or retire from a position; "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"
YIELDING
  1. cease opposition; stop fighting
  2. be flexible under stress of physical force; "This material doesn't give"
  3. give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
  4. cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
  5. move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
  6. bring in; "interest-bearing accounts"; "How much does this savings certificate pay annually?"
  7. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  8. be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
  9. be fatally overwhelmed
  10. give in, as to influence or pressure
  11. tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"-

7 letter answer(s) to submissive

PASSIVE
  1. the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb; "`The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice"; "`The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive"
  2. lacking in energy or will; "Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith
  3. expressing that the subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb; "academics seem to favor passive sentences"
  4. peacefully resistant in response to injustice; "passive resistance"
SERVILE
  1. submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior; "spoke in a servile tone"; "the incurably servile housekeeper"; "servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work"
  2. relating to or involving slaves or appropriate for slaves or servants; "Brown's attempt at servile insurrection"; "the servile wars of Sicily"; "servile work"

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