from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Archaic Submissive.
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- adj. Submissive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Submissive; humble; obsequious.
- adj. Gentle; soft; calm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Humble; submissive.
- Low; soft; gentle.
Latin submissus, past participle of submittere, to set under; see submit.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin submissus. (Wiktionary)