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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.

Usage examples (34)
  • You may be plagued with indecisiveness or revert to emotional "default" positions forged during childhood, such as submissiveness, rebellion or self-undermining behavior.
  • The letter additionally criticized the ruling party of Prime Minister Donald Tusk for "submissiveness" toward Russia and acting like a "client" with Germany, adding that his
  • "submissiveness" following the crushing defeat of their chosen national leaders.
  • Madeline's outbreak and subsequent submissiveness. for more
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