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subservient

sub·ser·vi·ent

subservient

pronunciation:
sb suhr vi nt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: excessively submissive.
synonyms:
humble, servile, slavish
antonyms:
dictatorial, domineering, overbearing
similar words:
deferential, groveling, obsequious, submissive, truckling
definition 2: secondary; subordinate.
synonyms:
ancillary, secondary, subordinate
antonyms:
dominant
similar words:
lower, subaltern
derivations: subserviently (adv.), subservience (n.)