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Overview of adj subservient

The adj subservient has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) subservient

(compliant and obedient to authority; "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)

2. implemental, instrumental, subservient

(serving or acting as a means or aid; "instrumental in solving the crime")

3. slavish, subservient, submissive

(abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant; "slavish devotion to her job ruled her life"; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams; "she has become submissive and subservient") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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