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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compliant  \Com*pli"ant\,  a. 
  Yielding;  bending;  pliant;  submissive.  ``The  compliant 
  boughs.''  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  compliant 
  adj  1:  disposed  or  willing  to  comply;  "children  compliant  with  the 
  parental  will"  [ant:  {defiant}] 
  2:  willing  to  carry  out  the  orders  or  wishes  of  another  without 
  protest;  "too  acquiescent  to  challenge  authority";  "a 
  gentle  and  biddable  soul";  "children  compliant  with  the 
  parental  will"  [syn:  {acquiescent},  {biddable}] 
  3:  easily  influenced  or  imposed  on 
  4:  evidencing  little  spirit  or  courage;  overly  submissive  or 
  compliant;  "compliant  and  anxious  to  suit  his  opinions  of 
  those  of  others";  "a  fine  fiery  blast  against  meek 
  conformity"-  Orville  Prescott;  "she  looked  meek  but  had 
  the  heart  of  a  lion";  "was  submissive  and  subservient" 
  [syn:  {meek},  {spiritless}] 




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