- Antonyms of SUBMISSIVE
disobedient, intractable, resistant, unyielding, authoritarian, autocratic, bad, balky, blustery, bossy, bullying, cavalier, contrary, contumacious, defiant, determined, dictatorial, disobedient, disorderly, disrespectful, dissident, dogged, dominating, domineering, errant, firm, froward, hardheaded, headstrong, heavy-handed, high-and-mighty, high-handed, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impolite, impudent, inflexible, insolent, insubordinate, insurgent, intractable, magisterial, mischievous, mulish, mutinous, naughty, noncompliant, nonconformist, obdurate, obstinate, obstreperous, opinionated, oppressive, overbearing, peevish, peremptory, perverse, pigheaded, rebel, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, resistant, resolute, restive, roughshod, rude, self-willed, stubborn, tyrannical, tyrannous, unamenable, uncontrollable, undisciplined, ungovernable, unmanageable, unruly, unservile, unsubmissive, untoward, unyielding, wayward, wild, wilful, willful, Incompliant, Misbehaving.
- Examples of usage:
- She was really the least submissive of you all - "The Co-Citizens" by Corra Harris
- Then standing by her in his submissive way he added a thought of his own It's very hard Mademoiselle to see you cry - "The Stolen Singer" by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
- Farrabesche respectfully kissed the hand held toward him and looked at Veronique with an eye both tender and submissive calm and devoted the expression of a devotion which nothing could ever change the look of a dog to his master - "The Village Rector" by Honore de Balzac