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.

2.

Gentle; soft; calm; as, submiss voices.

[R.]

 

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