Synonyms of subservient in English:

subservient


See definition of subservient

adjective

1‘women were expected to be decorative and subservient’

SYNONYMS
submissive, deferential, acquiescent, compliant, accommodating, obedient, dutiful, duteous, biddable, yielding, meek, docile, ductile, pliant, passive, unassertive, spiritless, subdued, humble, timid, mild, lamblike
servile, slavish, grovelling, truckling, self-effacing, self-abasing, downtrodden, snivelling, cowering, cringing
informal under someone's thumb
archaic resistless
rare longanimous
ANTONYMS

domineering, independent

2‘the rights of the individual are being made subservient to the interests of the state’

SYNONYMS
subordinate, secondary, subsidiary, peripheral, marginal, ancillary, auxiliary, supplementary, inferior, immaterial
less important than, of lesser importance than, lower than
ANTONYMS

superior

3‘the whole narration is subservient to the moral plan of exemplifying twelve virtues’

SYNONYMS
ancillary, subordinate, secondary, supportive
instrumental, contributory, conducive, helpful, useful, advantageous, beneficial, valuable