subservient


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Synonyms for subservient

in a position of subordination

excessively eager to serve or obey

Synonyms for subservient

compliant and obedient to authority

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serving or acting as a means or aid

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abjectly submissive

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to Even the Swinging Sixties with its claims of liberation perpetuated the notion the ideal female should be subservient to the male
Ahsan, who seemed to be in good mood, corroborated his argument before smiling reporters that Imran Khan, Maulana Fazlur Rehman and even Shakespeare were also subservient to their wives.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The head of the parliamentary bloc of the Iraqiya coalition, Salman al-Jumaili called for the Iraqiya's ministers that they should not be subservient to any party whatsoever, and take a courageous stand to leave their positions similar to Dr.
Instead he yearned for a simple hermetic life to share with a like-minded and subservient wife.
In the story of Subservient Chicken, for example, Alex Bogusky, whose ad agency came up with the idea, recalls that "this whole thing was an after-thought in their [Burger King's] minds.
1) Party being subservient to the dominant mind and will of the other party as a result of age, state of health, illiteracy, mental disability, or ignorance
Individual human rights should always be subservient to the rights of society to prosper, otherwise the caveman with the biggest club prevails for his own ends (read Pirsig).
Bobby Browne becomes Drogheda's fourth boss this season and teams can react positively to a managerial alteration, but it seems highly improbable that they will be anything but subservient when they clash at The Showgrounds.
He causes the night to flow into the day, and the day to flow into the night; and He has made the sun and the moon subservient (to His laws): each running its course for a set term.
Most unlikely because the Tories are as subservient to the Americans as New Labour.
The letter "Women and Islam" (Letters, April 2009) points out that Islamic law often forces women into subservient social and religious roles.
Groups that are considered subservient or consider themselves subservient and relatively powerless in a system play games such as these.
Just as our government strings are pulled by EU directives, so the EU is cravenly subservient to the unelected, unaccountable World Trade Organisation.
He ruled the articles insinuated the Singapore courts are subservient to Singapore's elder statesman Lee Kuan Yew and are tools for suppressing political dissent.
Iwould say that while we have respect for other faiths, we must not become subservient to them.