What does "Subservient" mean?


(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