- n1. acquiescence, yielding, assent, abidance, submission; adaptability, agreeableness, complaisance, tractableness, tractability, malleability, malleableness, pliancy; respectfulness, dutifulness, faithfulness, biddableness, deference, capitulation; meekness, docility, timidity, passiveness.2. subservience, servility, obeisance, ingratiation, subjection, slavishness, abasement, prostration, toadyism; cringing, fawning, bowing, scraping, cowering, truckling, Sl. bootlicking, bending; self-renunciation, self-surrender, self-effacement.3. obedience, observance, conformity, abidance; accordance, concession, accedence; cooperation, collaboration, responsiveness.
A Note on the Style of the synonym finder. 2014.