submiss

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin submissus.

AdjectiveEdit

submiss (comparative more submiss, superlative most submiss)

  1. (obsolete) Submissive.
    • 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 54573970:
      , II.3.7:
      But to such as are judicious, meek, submiss, and quiet, these matters are easily remedied []