English to Afrikaans Meaning :: submissive

onderdanig
Submissive :
onderdanig
- onderdaniggedienstigonderdanigheid
 

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Adjective(1) inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination(2) abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant

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(1) Basically, I would be much more passive, submissive and altruistic.(2) They seem to have all the makings of a weak, submissive government.(3) Gentle and debonair in manners, he knows how to be a submissive husband and cater to the needs of his sweetheart.(4) At the feast which follows the three bridegrooms wager on whose wife is the most docile and submissive .(5) He shows that slaves who seemed submissive and passive were cleverly using the language of their masters and subverting it to their own ends.(6) They must have given him some powerful drugs to have him so submissive and humble.(7) If it is sweet, servile and submissive , a new dog could bully your first dog into a life of fear and despair.(8) 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.(9) I handed the boots, my letter and the reply to a pleasant, submissive sales assistant who went to fetch a manager.(10) She is warlike and aggressive, not submissive and unassertive.(11) The prisoners were all perfectly submissive and paid every deference to the wishes of those in whose custody they were placed.(12) I think it is just they are not aware of pressurising you to make you conform or to make you submissive .(13) They were not passive, submissive clients but positive enthusiasts, with a common agenda.(14) He is likely quite uncomfortable about the prospects of appearing weak, submissive or passive.(15) Dee believed the Angels to be obedient servants of God, submissive to the authority of Christ.(16) She said he made the entire family proud by challenging the court and that he was never scared or submissive .
Synonyms
Adjective
1. compliant ::
voldoen
2. yielding ::
opbrengs
3. acquiescent ::
meegaande
4. unassertive ::
unassertive
5. passive ::
passiewe
6. obedient ::
gehoorsaam
7. biddable ::
willig
8. dutiful ::
pligsgetrou
9. docile ::
mak
10. pliant ::
soepel
12. under someone's thumb ::
onder iemand se duim
Antonyms
1. contrary ::
Inteendeel
2. contumacious ::
weerbarstig
3. defiant ::
uitdagend
4. disobedient ::
ongehoorsame
5. froward ::
huigelagtige
6. insubordinate ::
tugtelose
7. intractable ::
onregeerbaar
8. obstreperous ::
moedswillig
9. rebel ::
rebel
10. rebellious ::
opstandige
11. recalcitrant ::
weerspannige
12. refractory ::
vuurvaste
13. restive ::
steeks
14. ungovernable ::
onregeerbaar
15. unruly ::
oproerige
16. untoward ::
verkeerde
Different Forms
submissive, submissively, submissiveness
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