Antonyms of adj contumacious

1 sense of contumacious

Sense 1
contumacious -- (wilfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient; "a contumaceous witness is subject to punishment")

INDIRECT (VIA insubordinate) -> subordinate -- (subject or submissive to authority or the control of another; "a subordinate kingdom")

Similarity of adj contumacious

1 sense of contumacious

Sense 1
contumacious -- (wilfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient; "a contumaceous witness is subject to punishment")
       => insubordinate (vs. subordinate) -- (not submissive to authority; "a history of insubordinate behavior"; "insubordinate boys")

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