servility


servility
Synonyms and related words:
abjection, abjectness, absolutism, acquiescence, agreeability, agreeableness, allegiance, apple-polishing, ass-kissing, back seat, baseness, bend, bending the knee, biddability, bob, bond service, bondage, bow, bowing and scraping, brown-nosing, captivity, compliableness, compliance, conformity, control, cringing, curtsy, debt slavery, deprivation of freedom, dipping the colors, disenfranchisement, disfranchisement, docility, domination, ductility, duteousness, dutifulness, enslavement, enthrallment, facility, faith, fawning, fealty, feudalism, feudality, flattery, flexibility, genuflection, helotism, helotry, homage, humbleness, humility, inclination, indentureship, inferiority, juniority, kneeling, kowtow, lowliness, loyalty, making a leg, malleability, meanness, minority, moldability, nod, obedience, obediency, obeisance, obsequiousness, observance, peonage, plasticity, pliability, pliancy, presenting arms, prostration, restraint, reverence, salaam, salutation, salute, scrape, second fiddle, second string, secondariness, serfdom, serfhood, service, servitium, servitude, slavery, slavishness, sliminess, standing at attention, subjection, subjugation, submission, submissiveness, subordinacy, subordination, subservience, suit and service, suit service, sycophancy, sycophantism, third string, thrall, thralldom, toadying, toadyism, tractability, truckling, tyranny, unctuousness, vassalage, vileness, villenage, wheedling, willingness, yieldingness, yoke

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Servility — Ser*vil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. servilit[ e].] The quality or state of being servile; servileness. [1913 Webster] To be a queen in bondage is more vile Than is a slave in base servility. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • servility — index amenability, discipline (obedience), fealty, homage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Servility — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Servility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 servility servility Sgm: N 1 slavery slavery &c.(subjection) 749 Sgm: N 1 obsequiousness obsequiousness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 subserviency subserviency Sgm: N 1 abasement …   English dictionary for students

  • servility — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Obsequiousness Nouns 1. servility, obsequiousness, subserviency; abasement (see humility); prostration, genuflection; fawning, ingratiation; tuft hunting, timeserving, flunkyism; sycophancy, flattery.… …   English dictionary for students

  • servility — servile ► ADJECTIVE 1) excessively willing to serve or please others. 2) of or characteristic of a slave or slaves. DERIVATIVES servilely adverb servility noun. ORIGIN Latin servilis, from servus slave …   English terms dictionary

  • servility — noun see servile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • servility — See servilely. * * * …   Universalium

  • servility — noun the condition of being servile …   Wiktionary

  • servility — ser·vil·i·ty || sÉœr vɪlÉ™tɪ /sɜː n. condition of being a slave; extreme submissiveness, subservience; quality of being servile …   English contemporary dictionary

  • servility — n. 1. Slavery, bondage, dependence. 2. Slavishness, baseness, meanness, abjectness, abjection, obsequiousness, fawning, sycophancy …   New dictionary of synonyms