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Synonyms for submissiveness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. submissiveness(noun)

    the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. submissiveness

    Synonyms:
    bashfulness, coyness, diffidence, humility, lowliness, meekness, modesty

    Antonyms:
    assurance, boldness, effrontery, forwardness, impertinence, impudence, incivility, insolence, intrusiveness, officiousness, pertness, presumption, rudeness, sauciness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. submissiveness(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pliancy, docility

  2. submissiveness(n.)

    Synonyms:
    obedience, submission, resignation, compliance, passiveness, non-resistance

  3. submissiveness(n.)

    Synonyms:
    humility, humbleness, meekness, lowliness, self-abasement

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List of paraphrases:

subservience, subjugation


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