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.
Epaminondas, therefore, the next day after his Leuctrian victory,  came abroad all squalid and submiss, and gave no other reason to his friends of so doing, than that he perceived himself the day before, by reason of his good fortune, to be too insolent, overmuch joyed.
Though our emphasis is on the United States scene, we welcome submiss ions from other areas of the globe as well.
“In respect of sicknesses, very long, languishing, and often sharp and violent, like the blows of inevitable death, yet was he both calm and submiss under all.”
Opinion, without applying himself to a Spiritual Director (tho he take himself to be, and is reputed spiritual) opposes himself to the Doctrine of the Saints, and of enlightened Souls; because the more a Soul is illuminated and united with God, the more humble, submiss, subjected and obedient to the spiritual Guide it ought to be.
For thee with head submiss it makes all its rough places plain
'Twas precious little they gave, and lectured me too for not being more submiss '!
Whereupon did William Shakspeare sit mute awhile, and discomfited; then turning toward Sir Thomas, and looking and speaking as one submiss and contrite, he thus appealed unto him: -
The great works of past ages seem to a young man things of another race, in respect to which his faculties must remain passive and submiss, even as to the stars and mountains.
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