Submiss Sub*miss", a. [L. submissus, p. p. of submittere to let down, to lower. See {Submit}.] 1. Submissive; humble; obsequious. [Archaic] ``Soft Silence and submiss Obedience.'' --Spenser. ``Stooping and submiss.'' --R. L. Stevenson. [1913 Webster]

2. Gentle; soft; calm; as, submiss voices. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • submiss — [səb mis′] adj. Archaic submissive; humble …   English World dictionary

  • submiss — adjective Etymology: Latin submissus, from past participle of submittere Date: 1570 archaic submissive, humble …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • submiss — /seuhb mis /, adj. Archaic. submissive. [1560 70; < L submissus (ptp. of submittere to SUBMIT)] * * * …   Universalium

  • submiss — sub|mịss 〈Adj.; veraltet〉 ehrerbietig, unterwürfig [<lat. submissus; zu submittere „niederlassen, sich senken“] * * * sub|mịss <Adj.> [lat. submissus, eigtl. = gesenkt, adj. 2. Part. von: submittere = (sich) senken, aus: sub =… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • submiss — sub|miss <aus gleichbed. lat. submissus, eigtl. »gesenkt«, Part. Perf. von submittere »herablassen, senken«> (veraltet) ehrerbietig; untertänig, demütig …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • submiss — sub·miss …   English syllables

  • submiss — səbˈmis adjective Etymology: Latin submissus, past participle of submittere to let down, lower more at submit 1. archaic : submissive, humble 2. archaic …   Useful english dictionary

  • submissness — submissˈness noun (archaic) • • • Main Entry: ↑submit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Submission — Sub|mis|si|on 〈f. 20〉 1. Vergebung von Arbeiten (an den, der die geringsten Forderungen stellt) durch Ausschreibung einer Aufforderung zum Angebot 2. 〈veraltet〉 2.1 Ehrerbietung, Untertänigkeit, Unterwürfigkeit 2.2 Unterwerfung [<lat.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rear — Rear, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reared} (r[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rearing}.] [AS. r[=ae]ran to raise, rear, elevate, for r[=ae]san, causative of r[=i]san to rise. See {Rise}, and cf. {Raise}.] 1. To raise; to lift up; to cause to rise, become erect …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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