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Synonyms for submissiveness

the quality or state of willingly carrying out the wishes of others

Words related to submissiveness

the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc

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Instead of breaking free, they promote their own submissiveness and oppression.
Regrettably, this has robbed the youths of their perspective, their aptitude and responsibility to be the leaders of today, consequently subjecting them to a status of submissiveness, clumsiness and gross inconsistency towards promoting state development and efficiency.
French Park In 1 Timothy 2:11,12 we read 'Let a woman learn in silence with all submissiveness. I permit no woman to teach or to have authority over men; she is to keep silent.' It is difficult - if not impossible - to pray for God's blessing on something He has clearly condemned as contrary to His will.
A section of the candidate's website headed "Holocaust?" says that "The idea that 'Six Million Jews' were killed by the Nationalist Socialist government of Germany in World War II is the biggest blackest lie in history." It also calls the Holocaust a "racket" designed to "bleed, blackmail, extort and terrorize the enemies of organized world Jewry into silence or submissiveness to Zionism and communism -- both movements founded, financed and led by Jews.
7 (SUNA) - The Islamic Fiqh Academy announced, Thursday, its rejection of the US decision to transfer the capital of the Zionist entity to Jerusalem, calling on the Arab and Islamic regimes to "wake up" and get out of the state of helplessness and submissiveness to take stances that preserve the honor of the nation .
At that date, people are to go out to the place of prayer showing humbleness, submissiveness and neediness of Allah, the Exalted, as Ibn 'Abbas ( may Allah be pleased with him) said: "Allah's Messenger, sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam, went out to perform the Prayer for Rain showing humility, humbleness, and submissiveness, and supplicating (Allah)." [At-Tirmithi said that this is a hasan and saheeh (good and authentic) hadith.] No Muslim should stay behind (from going out) while able, even boys and women, whose presence does not cause temptation, are to go out to perform it.
The irony is that the candidates are struggling to present different positions on the Cyprus problem, being aware that no difference exists -- Akel candidate Stavros Malas is the only one talking about a settlement, but cautiously so that his hard-line rivals do not accuses him of excessive submissiveness -- because they have no differences on any other issues.
The culture of submissiveness and surrender caused your immigration and that of your ancestors, but it also led us to fall under the pains of occupation; however, we are determined to defeat the culture of surrender.
"The old lessons of submissiveness and fragility made us victims.
It can be argued, therefore, that the hero may introduce an alternative perspective on women's submissiveness and the possibility of their liberation within existing and ever developing social structures.
'Malleability, submissiveness and obedience are considered to be the most desirable virtues in a daughter and indispensable, if she is to be lovingly moulded into the society's age-old concepts of a good girl.
The structured amalgam of white, black, and pink gold diamonds create a powerful effect, the piece illustrating the interplay between submissiveness and seduction.
But what I would really like to know is if there is a gene for dominance and a gene for submissiveness? I guess only through time and more testing will we ever know.
The handout suggested nurses had a history of powerlessness and submissiveness to mostly male physicians and administrators.