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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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A submissive meets his domme at an ATM, takes out money at her command, hands it over and promptly is left behind.
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keywords: BDSM, sadomasochism, dominant, submissive, qualitative research
"The second group is comprised of countries that are not submissive but should be tolerated....
In this S&M world run by "protocols and decorum" readers can see through Carrie's eyes the difference between hurting a slave for one's entertainment and being unnecessarily cruel to a submissive, as well as why Jonathan enjoys domination.
As such, social rank consists of two prominent dimensions, i.e., the cognitive dimension characterized by social comparison (perceptions of personal superiority or inferiority), and the behavioral dimension characterized by submissive behavior (inhibition in situations of challenge or conflict), (Gilbert & Allan, 1994).
The common factor seemed to be the woman in the submissive position.
The moderator, Byron York of the Washington Examiner, had asked the Minnesota congresswoman whether she would be submissive to her husband in the White House.
This alpha female pooch will do best in a home as the only dog, or could live with a submissive male dog.
It is a satanic notion, he says, to exploit the name of God and Christ to make people submissive through feelings of anxiety, even if this exploitation is for noble causes.
Finally, we do not teach that women should be submissive to men, but that wives should be submissive to their husbands (it is a fine distinction, but a reasonable one).