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Meaning of SERVILITY

Pronunciation:  `sur'vilutee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  abject or cringing submissiveness
 

SERVILITY is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: obsequiousness, subservience
 
 See Also: submissiveness, sycophancy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ser*vil"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. servilit['e].]
The quality or state of being servile; servileness.

      To be a queen in bondage is more vile Than is a slave
      in base servility.                       --Shak.

 

 

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