Part of speech:
Bending easily; flexible
(Electronics) Exhibiting no gain or contributing no energy:
Easy to manage or discipline; submissive
Acquiescing; agreeing or consenting without protest
Ready to consent; agreeable:
Inclined or willing to comply; obedient:
The definition of deferential is behavior or actions that show respect.
Careful to fulfill obligations.
Showing deferential or submissive respect:
The definition of meek is someone or something that does not have force or someone who is willing to give into others.
(Especially law) Serving as an instrument or means (i.e., procedural or ancillary, not substantive).
Obeying or willing to obey; submissive
The definition of obsequious is showing too much willingness to serve someone or something.
The definition of penitent is feeling or showing remorse for something.
Feeling or showing resignation; submissive; yielding and uncomplaining
Showing no originality; blindly imitative:
Succeeding by turns; successive.
The definition of subdued is a mood of having been calmed or quieted.
The definition of subsidiary is something that gives support, something that is secondary in importance or an organizational group that is in a lower organizational position.
Tacit or passive conduct that implies agreement or consent. For example, if one makes a statement and another is silent when an objection should be forthcoming, the second person’s acquiescence to the statement may be inferred.
Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
Opposing any kind of control; defiant
Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
Capable of, offering, or showing resistance. Often used in combination:
Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
Ready to do as bidden; obedient
(Geology) Of, relating to, or being rock or sediment strata that were deposited either adjacent to each other or in vertical sequence without interruption by a disruptive or altering process such as erosion or folding.
Moving and bending with agility; limber:
Submitting without objection or resistance
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