ETYM French amener to lead; admenere (Latin ad) = mener to lead, from Latin minare to drive animals (properly by threatening cries), in Late Lat. to lead; Latin minari, to threaten, minae threats. Related to.
1. Disposed or willing to comply; SYN. willing.
2. Responsible to a higher authority.
3. Easily persuaded to agree or yield.
conformable / kənfɔːrməbl̩ /
1. Corresponding or consistent in form or character
2. Submissive, compliant
3. Following in unbroken sequence — used of geologic strata formed under uniform conditions
ETYM Latin docilis,fr. docere to teach; cf. Greek didaskein, and Latin discere to learn: cf. French docile. Related to Doctor, Didactic, Disciple.
1. Easily handled or managed; SYN. gentle.
2. Ready and willing to be taught; SYN. teachable.
3. Willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed.
1. Low or inferior in station or quality; SYN. low, lowly, modest, small.
2. Marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful.
3. Used of unskilled work (especially domestic work); SYN. menial, lowly.
obedient / obiːdiənt /
ETYM Old Fren. obedient, Latin obediens, oboediens, -entis. p. pr. of obedire, oboedire, to obey. Related to Obey.
Dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority.
obsequious / əbsiːkwiəs /
ETYM Latin obsequiosus, from obsequium compliance, from obsequi, fr. obsequi: cf. French obséquieux, See Obsequent, Obsequy.
Attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner.
Servilely ingratiating; fawning.
resigned / rəzaɪnd /
(Followed by 'to') Having come to accept.
servile / sɝːvəl /
ETYM Latin servile, from servus a servant or slave: cf. French servile. Related to Serve.
1. Pertaining to or involving slaves.
2. Submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior.
3. Involving slaves.
4. Pertaining to or like a slave; slavish; cringing.
submissive / səbmɪsɪv /
1. Inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination
2. Willing to submit without resistance to authority; deferent.