What is the opposite of domineering?

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Adjective
Opposite of overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian
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Opposite of characterized by a pompous air of infallibility
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Opposite of having or showing an autocratic manner
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Opposite of having power and influence over others
“It was a disappointingly weak performance by a team supposedly in search of redemption.”
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Opposite of able to withstand strain or hardship
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
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.”
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Opposite of inflicting harsh and authoritarian treatment
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Opposite of insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way
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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.”
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Opposite of having or showing a confident and forceful personality
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Opposite of of, or typical of, a despot or tyrant
“Social reformism within a liberal democratic framework is apparently just one more snare in the mechanism of domination.”
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Opposite of giving an authoritative command
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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.”
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Opposite of characterized by conceited assertiveness and dogmatism
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Opposite of demanding someone's total attention and love
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Opposite of domineering or inhibiting
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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 an uncivilized or violent man
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly
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