Submissive in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Submissive

Meekly obedient or passive. | (BDSM) One who submits to a dominant partner in sexual practices. | (rare) One who submits.

Short Example Sentences for Submissive

  • 1. He found her submissive and wishful to be pleasant. 🔊
  • 2. What a wonderful power of submissive self-control! 🔊
  • 3. The customary attitude of a submissive inferior at that time. 🔊
  • 4. To keep the blacks submissive there is need of neither army nor navy. 🔊
  • 5. Parliaments, nobles, and Huguenots were alike submissive and reverential. 🔊
  • 6. Then Harry, in submissive tones, inquired what Mrs. Yorke would have her do. 🔊

How to use Submissive in Sentences?

  • 1. A simple girl, whom until now he had only known as the gentlest and most submissive of daughters. 🔊
  • 2. She followed unresistingly; her gentle nature was submissive even in affliction. 🔊
  • 3. Folk made they submissive readily enough, and many country folk were thereon baptized. 🔊
  • 4. The young convict had ceased hostilities, and stood submissive by the side of his unknown friend. 🔊
  • 5. Is it not hard for the human heart, so full of pride, to pass submissive under the rod? 🔊
  • 6. With a mild, submissive look, he held out his hand to the judge, who took and shook it heartily. 🔊
  • 7. Instead of creating men, a perfect God ought to have created only docile and submissive angels. 🔊
  • 8. These people are at first submissive to an extraordinary degree and then they become dangerously revolutionary. 🔊
  • 9. We beg you be submissive and pay to him all rents and taxes which fall due until we find an opportunity to visit you in person. 🔊
  • 10. You have repeatedly shown, that you will never be able to reconcile yourself to the humble and submissive condition of a burgher. 🔊
  • 11. He kept out of the way of temptation almost timidly, and was faithful to her, and as submissive as a spaniel. 🔊
  • 12. Indeed, she seemed slighter and paler than ever, and if possible more submissive to her lot and more taciturn. 🔊
  • 13. The martinets command, often totally blind to the changing nature of the subjects as they pass from the submissive to the rebellious. 🔊
  • 14. Nothing apparently was too cringing or servile to show how submissive the people were to the mastery of Rosas. 🔊
  • 15. Their positions were changed; the hitherto submissive daughter now commanded, and forced the haughty father to subjection. 🔊
  • 16. You wish me to be as one of your princes, who are submissive to your orders, and to use me as a tool for the maintenance of your clerical tyranny. 🔊
  • 17. Williams wrote a submissive letter, and offered his book, or any part of it, to be burned after the manner of that time. 🔊
  • 18. The house grew submissive and stolid, but one could see half-awakened prejudices sitting in the dress-circle. 🔊
  • 19. Rain cannot dim the radiant freshness, for trees thus queenly clothed in blossoms never bend submissive to the pelting skies. 🔊
  • 20. Shyness, which is the nearest approach to shame, is shown by women when meeting a stranger, and gives them a submissive look. 🔊
  • 21. All this while Jonathan made no endeavor to escape, but stood passive and submissive to what might occur. 🔊
  • 22. There was nothing meek or submissive about her; her head was held high, her eyes were blazing, and her cheeks were crimson. 🔊
  • 23. Now she was silent, absent, pensive, very kind to me, more genuinely submissive and dutiful to her mother. 🔊
  • 24. They told Murat more than this, destroying the pleasant picture of a submissive and contented population with which he had solaced his mind. 🔊
  • 25. No school is found on Boeroe, and the simple people assert with submissive sadness that nothing is done for them. 🔊
  • 26. Etiquette acts persuasively upon the will, it helps to make military life desired, and to make men submissive under control of absolute leaders. 🔊
  • 27. If but you heard, from submissive choice, The great celestial spirit's voice. 🔊
  • 28. He felt that he had not even deserved the friendship she now offered him in place of her former love, and was patient and submissive under his just punishment. 🔊
  • 29. Lady Hamilton takes possession of him, and he is a willing captive, the most submissive and devoted I have ever seen. 🔊