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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Abject or cringing submissiveness.

Usage examples (36)
  • But do not confound it with servility, which is a mean thing; it is the badge of a slave or a sycophant.
  • In Wales the Labour Party had kept the working class in a state of 'servility' for two generations.
  • This is the kind of servility the BSNL employees are talking about.
  • But when a government official abuses their power because a citizen exhibited insufficient servility, that is not the citizen’s fault. for more
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