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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Fashion—Do not be too submissive to the dictates of fashion; at the same time avoid oddity or eccentricity in your dress.
Instead of creating men, a perfect God ought to have created only docile and submissive angels.
Their profession requires vile and submissive slaves, who never have the audacity to reason.
A week passed thus: the count came twice to see me, and always preserved the same cold and submissive manner.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Folk made they submissive readily enough, and many country folk were thereon baptized.
He had been humble, submissive to Thurstane, and almost entirely indifferent about Clara.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
He was a pleasant enough man as a rule, except when not digesting well, and generally submissive to Madame Bill.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
Not only does each generation respect its own leading minds, but it is submissive to the learning and intellect of other days.
I grew more composed and looked into her face; as before it expressed submissive sadness.
Jacob was obedient, complimentary, submissive and loving and Rebekah was—a woman.
FAIR TO LOOK UPONMARY BELLE FREELEY

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION