submiss

[suh b-mis]

Origin of submiss

1560–70; < Latin submissus (past participle of submittere to submit)
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submiss

adjective archaic, or poetic
  1. docile; submissive
  2. soft in tone

Word Origin for submiss

C16: from Latin submissus lowered, gentle, from submittere to reduce, from sub- + mittere to send
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