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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being abjectly submissive: Also: The quality or state of being deliberately imitative;

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : slavish subjection. ,He was slavish in his obedience. ,slavish fears. ,a slavish reproduction
  • ‘One might even say, the slave of anti-slavishness,’
  • But in return she exacted a great deal from him, sometimes even slavishness.
  • It is not the slavishness of inferiors, for the poorest exhibit it towards each other. for more
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