View definitions for submissively


adverb as in humbly

adverb as in obediently

adverb as in patiently

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Example Sentences

While every other colony was bidding defiance to Britain, this alone submissively applied to her for redress of grievances.

But my opponent did not utter a single sound, and only, as before, mournfully and submissively nodded his head up and down.

"Your Grace has made better men than me wear your cast clothes," said Jerningham submissively.

And did she submissively consent to be deprived of her just dues?

She entreated him, humbly, submissively, fearing to make him angry.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to submissively, such as: apologetically, meanly, abjectly, ingloriously, obscurely, and poorly.

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