Etymology

1. submissively

adverb. in a servile manner.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • submissive (English)

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Example sentences of the word submissively


1. Adverb
This way, your dog knows exactly why he is being corrected and isn't simply learning to be afraid of you and to act submissively whenever you seem angry or annoyed.

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