HyperDic: subservient

English > 3 senses of the word subservient:
ADJECTIVEallsubservientcompliant and obedient to authority
allsubservient, implemental, instrumentalserving or acting as a means or aid
allsubservient, slavish, submissiveabjectly submissive
subservient > pronunciation
Soundssahbser'viyahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > subservient: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcompliant and obedient to authority.
Example"editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw
Broadersubordinatesubject or submissive to authority or the control of another
Spanishsupeditado
Nounssubservientnessin a subservient state
English > subservient: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningServing or acting as a means or aid.
Synonymsimplemental, instrumental
BroaderhelpfulProviding assistance or serving a useful function
Spanishinstrumental
Catalaninstrumental
Verbssubservebe helpful or useful
English > subservient: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningabjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant.
Example "she has become submissive and subservient"
Synonymsslavish, submissive
Broaderservilesubmissive or fawning in attitude or behavior
Spanishesclavo, servil
Nounssubservienceabject or cringing submissiveness
subservientnessin a subservient state
Adverbssubservientlyin an obsequious manner

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