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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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As white women became active in demanding social equality, Asian women became associated with the sexuality and the submissiveness of the "ideal" woman.
In its demand for submissiveness and sanctity, the earlier St.
After several decades of mind-numbing submissiveness, Canadians may be finally waking up and demanding an end to the HRCs.
And the Labour Government shows all its usual simpering submissiveness to a US call to arms.
Both styles are clearly teacher-centered facilitating student submissiveness within the learning experience.
Beliefs that promote male dominance, female sexual submissiveness, and violence contribute to unsafe sexual practices.
In sharp contrast to the popular image of silent submissiveness, Gallup findings on women in countries that are predominantly Muslim or have sizable Muslim populations hardly show that they have been conditioned to accept second-class status.
It encourages self-examination, mental renewal and spiritual transformation based on the ministry's 10 Attitudes of Victorious Living: humility, repentance, submissiveness, honesty, mercy, obedience, reconciliation, faith, perseverance and service.
It is the alleviating of others' suffering, and not self-effacing submissiveness, which alleviates our own suffering.
of British Columbia introduce this colonial Western construction of exotic Oriental femininity and submissiveness.
But she makes no substantial case that their submissiveness was intentional, and none that it was driven by a Pulitzer quest.