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submissive

adjective Referring to the passive, receiving or obedient end of a BDSM relationship, which includes flogging, servitude, humiliation and bondage, which contrasts to the dominant (top) position.

noun The person in a BDSM relationship who prefers or is assigned the passive, receiving or obedient role, in contrast to the dominant partner.
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They might be taught to speak "respectfully"--meaning for instance with the head submissively bowed, or walking stooped forward, prostrating themselves in front of their future husbands, averting the eyes, etc.
The slave stands at the gate of Allh The Almighty, asking Him to provide for him, aid him, make things easy for him, guide him, bring him near to Him and help him perform righteous deeds and acts of worship, submissively imploring Him from the depths of his heart, and keeping in mind that he has neither strength nor power, nor competence to achieve any of this without his Lord.
The first and best understood of these is a psychological response where the viewer responds submissively to red; mental capacity and responsiveness are reduced as feel-ings of anxiety and intimidation are raised.
All but three of the dogs stopped what they were doing and approached the distressed person submissively, then touched them in a reassuring way even when it was the stranger.
The doctor's role is no longer one of imposing her will on the patients who submissively comply.
This awful scene has led so many Yemenis to lay down their arms of hope and surrender submissively to frustration and disability.
According to the command, they are paying that price submissively and while reassured, and deterring the bullets in the funerals as well.
Strange as it always is to consider any assembly in submissively resigning itself to the dreariness of any complacent person .
No wonder Peter chastises Jesus when he submissively foretells the unjust, violent, and deadly way he will be treated by those in power.
She now seemed to rest beneath my friendly eyes like a tame fowl which will crouch submissively, awaiting with outhunched wings the caressing hand.
The command prompts the capacity crowd at the Kasbah in Coventry to fling their hands submissively above their heads.
However, when the time came to walk the talk, Obama became lame under the Israeli pressure; his administration submissively vetoed the UN Security Council resolution condemning the Israeli settlements as "illegal" and seeking their immediate freeze.