1. [ adjective ] evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
Synonyms: spiritless meek

"compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others" "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott "was submissive and subservient"

Related terms: submissive
2. [ adjective ] easily influenced or imposed on
Related terms: soft
3. [ adjective ] willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest
Synonyms: biddable acquiescent

"too acquiescent to challenge authority" "a gentle and biddable soul" "children compliant with the parental will"

Related terms: obedient
4. [ adjective ] disposed or willing to comply

"children compliant with the parental will"

Related terms: defiant lamblike amenable complying nonresistant willing obedient tractable manageable
Similar spelling:   complin