|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||chip on one's shoulder, chip on one's shoulder, cynicism, defeatism, dim view, discouragement, expectation of the worst, gloomy outlook, hopelessness, lack of confidence, low spirits, negative thinking, negativism, pessimism|
|Category:||1. Conditional Antagonism|
submission, yielding; nonresistance; obedience., surrender, cession, capitulation, resignation; backdown., obeisance, homage, kneeling, genuflexion, courtesy, curtsy, kowtow, prostration.
succumb, submit, yield, bend, resign, defer to., lay down one's arms, deliver up one's arms; lower colors, haul down colors, strike one's flag, strike colors., surrender, surrender at discretion; cede, capitulate, come to terms, retreat, beat a retreat; draw in one's horns (humility) [more]; give way, give round, give in, give up; cave in; suffer judgement by default; bend, bend to one's yoke, bend before the storm; reel back; bend down, knuckle down, knuckle to, knuckle under; knock under., eat dirt, eat the leek, eat humble pie; bite the dust, lick the dust; be at one's feet, fall at one's feet; craven; crouch before, throw oneself at the feet of; swallow the leek, swallow the pill; kiss the rod; turn the other cheek; avaler les couleuvres, gulp down., obey; kneel to, bow to, pay homage to, cringe to, truckle to; bend the neck, bend the knee; kneel, fall on one's knees, bow submission, courtesy, curtsy, kowtow., pocket the affront; make the best of, make a virtue of necessity; grin and abide, grin and bear it, shrug the shoulders, resign oneself; submit with a good grace (bear with).
have it your own way; it can't be helped; amen (assent); da locum melioribus; tempori parendum.
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