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SERVILITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does servility mean? 

SERVILITY (noun)
  The noun SERVILITY has 1 sense:

1. abject or cringing submissiveness

  Familiarity information: SERVILITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SERVILITY (noun)


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Meaning:

Abject or cringing submissiveness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

obsequiousness; servility; subservience

Hypernyms ("servility" is a kind of...):

submissiveness (the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "servility"):

sycophancy (fawning obsequiousness)


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