What does servility mean?

Definitions for servility
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsequiousness, servility, subserviencenoun

    abject or cringing submissiveness

Wiktionary

  1. servilitynoun

    The condition of being servile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Servilitynoun

    the quality or state of being servile; servileness

    Etymology: [Cf. F. servilit.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. servility

    1. The instinct of superiority in its lowest form. 2. The politician's virtue. 3. A means of getting on. 4. A natural law, the violation of which makes one famous and poor.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of servility in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of servility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of servility in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    In whatever shape, authority is such a power that binds one in a grave risk and vigorous test, how to fair and honest between self-ego and public-servility accordingly with its vital context and concept.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is truly worth to own nice words and good deeds on the earth will take pride only when receiving award or reward from the upright master in the honorable vocation, not from the servant who may be occupying the chief position for the servility reason.

  3. Epicurus:

    A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs...

  4. Georges Bataille:

    The sovereign being is burdened with a servitude that crushes him, and the condition of free men is deliberate servility.

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