Adjective(1) compliant and obedient to authority(2) serving or acting as a means or aid(3) abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant
(1) We can ├ö├ç├┐speak├ö├ç├û health and wealth into being because ├ö├ç├┐the material world is subservient to the spiritual one├ö├ç├û.(2) Naturally, the role of the adaptive arm was initially subservient to the defensive functions of the pre-existing innate arm.(3) It is very important to remember that the ornament is subservient to the garden and not the other way around.(4) There is good reason for this: Marx elucidated a theory of labor in which workers become subservient to the objects they produce, a theory where people are not exalted by their labor, but devalued by it.(5) The piano does play a more subservient role in the Rachmaninoff, as the cello carries the bulk of the melodic development, but Kay provides solid support throughout.(6) While accountants take confidentiality seriously, as a core value it is subservient to their attestation role.(7) Pearson spoke about how working women carry the puzzle of family life in their heads, their list of never-ending tasks and how their modest desire for time to themselves becomes subservient to everyone else's needs.(8) Few things are harder for people who were traditionally subservient to their ├ö├ç├┐elders and betters├ö├ç├û than publicly dissenting and struggling for rights.(9) It is often the case in arts writing that it is seen as subservient to the art, that it's role can only be one of an obvious and didactic explicator of hidden meanings or that it should act as an interpreter of the artist's intentions.(10) Again, not much of a case here, because company agendas of cost-cutting, profit-chasing and shareholder value are not subservient to retaining skilled and committed workforces.(11) This case, the idea that the United States judicial system would be subservient or subordinate to an International Court of Justice, or the world court, is mined-boggling.(12) If nothing else, this administration provides some space for the emergence of a post-civil rights black leadership not subservient to the Democratic Party.(13) When Kennedy ran for president in 1960 he went to great lengths to deny that his religious beliefs would make him subservient to the Catholic church and not the U.S. constitution.(14) They are worshipers of the culture of death, whose goal is one thing: to convert the world to their religion, thereby making everyone in the world subservient to them, to their ideals, to their power.(15) The unit's public affairs officers are subservient to the information operations experts, military and defense officials said.(16) She is meek and subservient to the needs of her God.
1. submissive ::
2. subordinate ::
3. implemental ::
Different Formssubservient, subserviently
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