But one day a submission might arrive with strong views on abortion, or racial disparities.
His hands outstretched, shoulders in submission, there was no shouting, no expletives, no aggression at all.
submission is less a novel of ideas than a political book, and of the most subversive kind.
The Financial Times called her first novel, The submission, “the best 9/11 novel to date.”
The drop below his signal eloquence was a submission to the kind of minstrelsy demanded of anyone, high or low, these days.
I will not yield, I will not make my submission, I will defend my book by a fresh one.
She was maintaining that calm level of submission to fate which had been her lifelong habit.
But these complaisant men soon repented of their submission.
She could only wait, and it took all the patience and submission she could find.
He made his submission a few days later than the appointed time.
late 14c., "act of referring to a third party for judgment or decision," from Old French submission, from Latin submissionem (nominative submissio) "a lowering, sinking, yielding," noun of action from past participle stem of submittere "lower, reduce, yield" (see submit). Sense of "humble obedience" is first recorded mid-15c. Modern French submission has been replaced by doublet soumission.