Translation of submissive in Spanish:


sumiso, adj.

Pronunciation /səbˈmɪsɪv//səbˈmɪsɪv/


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    (character/smile/person) sumiso
    (character/smile/person) dócil
    he's submissive to his superiors acata la voluntad de sus superiores
    • The prisoners were all perfectly submissive and paid every deference to the wishes of those in whose custody they were placed.
    • But patients are not the unquestioning, submissive breed they once were.
    • Gentle and debonair in manners, he knows how to be a submissive husband and cater to the needs of his sweetheart.
    • Steve had played games with her mind, and she had been meek and submissive.
    • At the feast which follows the three bridegrooms wager on whose wife is the most docile and submissive.
    • She said he made the entire family proud by challenging the court and that he was never scared or submissive.
    • Basically, I would be much more passive, submissive and altruistic.
    • He shows that slaves who seemed submissive and passive were cleverly using the language of their masters and subverting it to their own ends.
    • It's too bad that some men feel they can only express their submissive side by taking on the identity of a woman.
    • If it is sweet, servile and submissive, a new dog could bully your first dog into a life of fear and despair.
    • There is, and always has been, a lot more to women than the meek, submissive weaklings that we have been made out to be throughout the centuries.
    • Girls grew up knowing that they had to be hardworking and submissive so that they could find good husbands who would take good care of them.
    • They seem to have all the makings of a weak, submissive government.
    • I think it is just they are not aware of pressurising you to make you conform or to make you submissive.
    • She is warlike and aggressive, not submissive and unassertive.
    • Dee believed the Angels to be obedient servants of God, submissive to the authority of Christ.
    • They must have given him some powerful drugs to have him so submissive and humble.
    • He is likely quite uncomfortable about the prospects of appearing weak, submissive or passive.
    • They were not passive, submissive clients but positive enthusiasts, with a common agenda.
    • I handed the boots, my letter and the reply to a pleasant, submissive sales assistant who went to fetch a manager.