US: /səbˈmɪsɪv/
UK: /səbmˈɪsɪv/

English Vietnamese dictionary

submissive /səb'misiv/
  • tính từ
    • dễ phục tùng, dễ quy phục; dễ bảo, ngoan ngoãn

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
willing to obey sb whatever they want you to do: She followed him like a submissive child.
submissively adverb: 'You're right and I was wrong,' he said submissively.
submissiveness noun [U]

Thesaurus dictionary

1 yielding, acquiescent, deferential, compliant, obedient, tractable, amenable, agreeable, accommodating, passive, unresisting, pliant, flexible, manageable, unassertive, docile, meek, timid, resigned, uncomplaining:
As a child she was very submissive but she rebelled in adolescence.
2 obsequious, abject, subservient, servile, humble, deferential, slavish, ingratiating, truckling, biddable, sycophantic, toadying, Colloq boot-licking, Taboo Slang brown-nosing, Brit arse-kissing, arse-licking, US ass-kissing, ass-licking:
She keeps a few submissive lackeys about to do her bidding.

Concise English dictionary

+inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination
+abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant