What is the opposite of dominant?

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Adjective
Opposite of having power and influence over others
“It was a disappointingly weak performance by a team supposedly in search of redemption.”
Adjective
Opposite of coming before all others in importance
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“Accounting was just an ancillary subject in my pursuit to get into an engineering course.”
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Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes the effectiveness or dominance of a particular action
“Leaders who do not look after the interests of their followers are not only unethical but ineffective.”
Adjective
Opposite of first place, or a position of dominance
“We are currently in the last position in our market, which means that the only way is up from here.”
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Opposite of behaving or done in a determined and forceful way
“His argument, both weak and unpersuasive, was met with silence from the audience.”
Adjective
Opposite of bearing good value, worth or reliability
“I will tell you in good faith, Sir, that this is a worthless investment, and your money is better spent elsewhere.”
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Opposite of having great power, influence, or effect
Adjective
Opposite of the most important in terms of rank or status
“She has years of experience as an assistant manager and is very eager to take the next step.”
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Opposite of noteworthy historically, or among one's peers
“He was just one of many unknown painters from the 19th century.”
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Opposite of showing no signs of being under control
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Opposite of coming before all others in importance
“The last thing you should do is check your work.”
Adjective
(of a question or subject) Opposite of being of current or continuing interest and importance
“Free education was once a dead issue that must be raised again as it is pertinent to our children's futures.”
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Opposite of acting to hinder or obstruct competition
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Opposite of having or showing a confident and forceful personality
Adjective
Opposite of in common or general use
“Many would laugh at his unconventional method, but nobody ever questioned its effectiveness.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing resolute determination and strength of character
Adjective
Opposite of superior in quality or value
“One night we decided to invite a couple of close friends over, for an evening of very cheap wine, and a laze in the spa.”
Adjective
Opposite of accepted, used, or practiced by most people
Adjective
Opposite of feeling or displaying triumph
Noun
Opposite of bDSM role player
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