Spanish Word for submissive  

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Spanish Word: sumiso
The Spanish Word for submissive
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My sister is submissive.
Mi hermana es sumisa.
They are submissive children.
Son niños sumisos.

We ought not to be so superficial and submissive in our dealings with this issue.
No deberíamos tratar este tema de manera tan superficial y condescendiente.
In Islam, women are perceived as inferior and submissive.
En el islam, las mujeres se consideran inferiores y sumisas.
• the joint arrangements for setting up governments submissive to imperialism,
• los preparativos conjuntos para establecer gobiernos sumisos al imperialismo,
It limits the number of monks and uses exile as a punishment, especially for anyone who is not suitably submissive.
Limita el número de monjes y utiliza el exilio como castigo, en especial para todos los que no son debidamente sumisos.
What we in this Chamber can do is to try to draw Syria out of its submissive role as an intermediary.
Lo que sí podemos hacer en esta Cámara es intentar sacar a Siria de su sumiso papel de intermediario.
Such behaviour is ultimately indicative of the Council's submissive, passive attitude to the USA's blackmail and demands.
Semejante comportamiento es en última instancia indicativo de la actitud sumisa y pasiva del Consejo respecto del chantaje y las exigencias de los Estados Unidos
We should very much like the framework to be less submissive and the strategic moderations and corrections to be more forthright.
Nos habría gustado mucho una actitud menos obediente y moderaciones y correcciones estratégicas más fuertes.
Violence against women cannot be eliminated without addressing the factors that contribute, directly or indirectly, to women being in a submissive position.
La violencia hacia las mujeres no puede eliminarse sin abordar los factores que contribuyen directa o indirectamente a colocar a las mujeres en una posición de sumisión.
The aim of centralised power is to make people adopt a more sympathetic attitude towards it - to make them submissive.
El objetivo del poder centralizado es procurar que los ciudadanos adopten una actitud más comprensiva respecto a él; convertirlos en sumisos.
Despite this, I consider the clause to be backward and needlessly submissive to the populist pressure of the French and Italian premiers.
A pesar de ello, considero que esta cláusula representa un paso atrás y una actitud innecesariamente sumisa frente a la presión populista de los Presidentes de Francia e Italia.
The interests of human beings, of the citizen, are non-existent, because the citizen is just an uneducated consumer and therefore submissive.
El interés humano, el interés del ciudadano no existe, puesto que es un mero consumidor inculto y, por tanto, sumiso.
Better and better organized gangs of pimps make women submissive by threatening or dispensing violence, exploiting them, forcing them into prostitution, holding them prisoner.
En todos los casos bandas de secuestradores que operan a la perfección las amedrentan con la amenaza o el uso de la fuerza, las explotan, les obligan a ejercer la prostitución y las mantienen cautivas.
Thirdly, a few days later, he whipped the undemocratic law on the press through a submissive parliament; this law gags all journalists.
En tercer lugar, pocos días después ha aprobado la ley de prensa más antidemocrática posible a través de un Parlamento domesticado y esta ley sella ahora la boca a todos los periodistas.
Is it possible for the UN, in a climate of total monopolisation in which the European Union is totally submissive and compliant, to play any special role?
¿Acaso puede la ONU desempeñar un papel destacado dentro de un clima de absoluta monopolización y total sumisión de la Unión Europea?
In refusing to resist pressure from the Council, and in obliging Parliament to adopt a submissive stance, the right wing groups are preventing Parliament from assuming its budget responsibilities.
Al negarse a resistir a la presión del Consejo, obligando al Parlamento a adoptar un comportamiento de sumisión, los grupos de la derecha impiden al Parlamento asumir sus responsabilidades presupuestarias.
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