What does servility mean?

Definitions for servility

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word servility.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obsequiousness, servility, subservience(noun)

    abject or cringing submissiveness


  1. servility(Noun)

    The condition of being servile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Servility(noun)

    the quality or state of being servile; servileness

  2. Origin: [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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Epicurus:

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

  2. 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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