Word:

Subservient

Sub`serv´i`ent
a.1.Fitted or disposed to subserve; useful in an inferior capacity; serving to promote some end; subordinate; hence, servile, truckling.
These ranks of creatures are subservient one to another.
- Ray.
Adj.1.subservient - compliant and obedient to authority; "editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw
2.subservient - abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant; "slavish devotion to her job ruled her life"; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams; "she has become submissive and subservient"
Synonyms: slavish, submissive
abject, accepting, accessory, acquiescent, adjuvant, agential, agentival, agentive, agreeable, ancillary, appurtenant, assenting, assistant, assisting, auxiliary, base, client, collateral, common, complaisant, compliable, compliant, complying, conducive, consenting, contributory, cowering, cringing, crouching, deferential, demeaning, dependent, disadvantaged, employable, facilitating, favoring, fawning, feudal, feudatory, forwarding, fostering, handy, helpful, helping, humble, ignoble, in the shade, inferior, infra dig, instrumental, intermediary, junior, less, lesser, liege, low, lower, lowly, mean, mediating, mediatorial, menial, ministerial, ministering, ministrant, minor, modest, nondissenting, nonresistant, nonresisting, nonresistive, nurtural, nutricial, obedient, obeisant, obsequious, on bended knee, ordinary, passive, promoting, prone, prostrate, resigned, second rank, second string, secondary, serviceable, servile, serving, slavish, sub, subaltern, subject, submissive, subordinate, subsidiary, supine, third rank, third string, tributary, truckling, unassertive, uncomplaining, underprivileged, unresistant, unresisting, useful, vassal, vulgar
Translate Subservient to German, Translate Subservient to French
Browse
subscription warrant
Subscriptive
subsection
Subsecute
Subsecutive
Subsellium
Subsemitone
Subsensible
Subseptuple
Subsequence
Subsequent
Subsequently
subsequentness
Subserous
Subserve
Subservience
-- Subservient --
Subserviently
subservientness
Subsesqui-
subset
Subset-Equational Language
Subsextuple
subshrub
Subside
Subsidence
Subsidiarily
subsidiarity
Subsidiary
subsidiary company
subsidiary ledger
subsiding
subsidisation
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy