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 superseding others in importance or status
“Accounting was just an ancillary subject in my pursuit to get into an engineering course.”
Adjective
Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
Adjective
(lowest) Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“In a result that shocked everyone, the third-seeded player was knocked out by the lowest seed in the competition.”
Adjective
(unimportant) Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“Thus, she has to search through a large set of irrelevant information before getting access to the information that might be of interest to him.”
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 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 superseding others in importance or status
“His punches were weak and slow, and I can claim with confidence that he was the worst boxer that I had ever seen.”
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of using power or authority without considering the feelings of others
Adjective
Opposite of superior in frequency or dominant
“The most alarming but also the most infrequent type of reaction is that which might be classified as a circulatory shock.”
Adjective
Opposite of involving or creating favorable circumstances that increase the chances of success or effectiveness
“The Germans were hampered by poor visibility, in addition to being in an unfavorable tactical position, just as Jellicoe had intended.”
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of noteworthy historically, or among one's peers
“He was just one of many unknown painters from the 19th century.”
Adjective
Opposite of not restrained or held in check
Adjective
Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“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.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a confident and forceful personality
Adjective
Opposite of standing out from the surroundings
“This may have served the purpose of camouflage, making the animal more inconspicuous.”
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
“After previous outrages, we had been irresolute and appeared unwilling to defend ourselves.”
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 used or accepted broadly
Adjective
Opposite of feeling or displaying triumph
Noun
Opposite of bDSM role player
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