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What does "Subservient" mean?

Definition

(a.) Fitted or disposed to subserve; useful in an inferior capacity; serving to promote some end; subordinate; hence, servile, truckling


Synonyms subordinate, servile, submissive, slavish


Example: "Editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones-G. B. Shaw" Example: "She has become submissive and subservient"


Word Family subservience, subserviences, subserviently