Definition of 'submissive'
Example sentences containing 'submissive'
And that was the end of me being the submissive little wife.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Your other children require attention but perhaps have accepted a submissive role in the face of a dominant brother.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The second thing is submissive prayer.Christianity Today (2000)
She was not the submissive wife.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The widespread ideology of this period that the only good woman is a submissive woman was a great help to their employers.Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995) Why Am I Afraid to Divorce? (1994)
It seems that she wanted a man strong enough to handle a woman as strong as her, not one who required a needy or submissive woman.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The second is a more hardcore piece about a submissive woman lying on'white sheets waiting to be stained' and locked into a collar.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Definition of submissive from the Collins English Dictionary