She is warlike and aggressive, not submissive and unassertive.
He is likely quite uncomfortable about the prospects of appearing weak, submissive or passive.
But patients are not the unquestioning, submissive breed they once were.
They were not passive, submissive clients but positive enthusiasts, with a common agenda.
Dee believed the Angels to be obedient servants of God, submissive to the authority of Christ.
They must have given him some powerful drugs to have him so submissive and humble.
Basically, I would be much more passive, submissive and altruistic.
I handed the boots, my letter and the reply to a pleasant, submissive sales assistant who went to fetch a manager.
Gentle and debonair in manners, he knows how to be a submissive husband and cater to the needs of his sweetheart.
If it is sweet, servile and submissive , a new dog could bully your first dog into a life of fear and despair.