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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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The DAPP-BQ is derived from the factorization of 100 personality pathology descriptors, and has 18 traits: Submissiveness (SUB), Affective Instability (AIN; called Affective Lability in previous studies), Anxiousness (ANX), Insecure Attachment (IAT), Cognitive Distortion (COG), Identity Problems (IPR), Low Affiliation (LAF; called Social Avoidance in previous studies), Oppositionality (OPP), Narcissism (NAR), Stimulus Seeking (STS), Callousness (CAL), Rejection (REJ), Conduct Problems (COP), Restricted Expression (REX), Intimacy Problems (INP), Compulsivity (COM), Suspiciousness (SUS), and Self-Harm (SHA).
Regardless of their rebelliousness or submissiveness to male power, all women have experienced and/or internalized oppression.
On the contrary, religious thought provides an ideal example of inevitable traditional submissiveness.
But just as Crawford complicates the relation between rural and urban economic systems, he also complicates the relation between the all-powerful Moroccan state and the village of Tadrar, highlighting how submissiveness to and fear of the state is coupled with the carefully calculated appropriation of state resources and intimate acts of defiance.
Cora begins The Chaperone with quaint, even smug thoughts about racial integration, wifely submissiveness and maidenly virtue.
Common sense dictates that in an era of increasing exploitation of Africa's natural resources by foreign powers, including China, the AU, rather than the apparent submissiveness signified by accepting the construction of its headquarters by China, should be an organisation advocating for fairness in the relationship that exists between the continent and the global powers.
The Islamic Movement is pleased to invite you to attend its first foundational conference which will empower the youth and those praying in the dark to dispel years of submissiveness and disappointment" part of the text message seen by Sudan Tribune read.
These questions were about self-confidence, optimism, submissiveness, helplessness, and seeking social support
In her reading of Hannah's character, Li notes her general submissiveness with the exception of matters that impede the values of domesticity.
Indeed, the fedayeen movement was the antithesis of the perceived submissiveness experienced by refugees.
Apparently they just didn't get the memo that a state's freedom ironically depends on submissiveness, subservience, and, giving up sovereignty not fighting the west's status quo.