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Useful in an inferior capacity
Obsequiously submissive
servilely following another's behests
{a} subordinate, instrumental, useful
abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant; "slavish devotion to her job ruled her life"; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S H Adams; "she has become submissive and subservient"
Fitted or disposed to subserve; useful in an inferior capacity; serving to promote some end; subordinate; hence, servile, truckling
If you treat one thing as subservient to another, you treat it as less important than the other thing. The woman's needs are seen as subservient to the group interest
{s} subordinate, secondary; obsequious, extremely submissive; useful, instrumental
If you are subservient, you do whatever someone wants you to do. She is expected to be subservient to her uncle. + subservience sub·ser·vi·ence an austere regime stressing obedience and subservience to authority
compliant and obedient to authority; "editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G B Shaw
{a} in a subordinate manner
In a subservient manner
obsequiously, submissively, in a servile manner