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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Abjectly submissive; Serving or acting as a means or aid; Compliant and obedient to authority.

Usage examples (36)
  • Don remained entirely subservient to his father.
  • Editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones
  • You will never know your true power (of the Force) as long as you remain subservient.
  • Which is why so many Super Bowl commercials are now what Bentley refers to as subservient ads, for more
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