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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of conquering; The act of controlling by cruelty; Forced submission to control by others.

Usage examples (32)
  • This gloomy picture I hold up, not as a prophecy of the fate we are doomed to incur, but only as descriptive of what the term subjugation unquestionably imports.
  • We say we know exactly what "moral" is: it is your unprincipled conscience in subjugation to irrational prejudice, in servitude to the mob, validated only by appeals to...
  • Sovereign of that spirit of loyalty and unquestioning subjugation which is one of the noblest capabilities of our nature.
  • My example using the IRS is an illustration to support my definition of 'subjugation'. for more
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