Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / servility
FEEDBACK

servility

See definition of servility on Dictionary.com

How to use servility in a sentence

There is, at least, no country in Europe in which servility has not invented and vanity received genealogies yet more chimerical.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
There is little difficulty in summing up their tenets: it is "Reverence, without servility."
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Parliament tried respectful remonstrances in vain; the cardinal thought himself safe in the servility of the nation.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL XVARIOUS
Resistance to power has shut the door of the House of Commons to one man; obsequiousness and servility, to none.
THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT DISCONTENTSEDMUND BURKE
A constitutional habit of servility to his creditor when present before him signalized Algernon.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
I purposely select this case from a period when Southern arrogance and Northern servility were far less infamous than now.
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
Nothing can be more repugnant to that temper of patient servility which it is the policy of such governments to foster.
THE PORTLAND SKETCH BOOKVARIOUS
We deprecate such grovelling servility in the people as much as we pity the pride of the nobles.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
It is servility to rule-of-thumb criteria, and a dullness of perception, a timidity in acceptance.
INSTIGATIONSEZRA POUND
He was an idol whom the entranced people bowed down before and worshiped, with more than Oriental servility.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SERVILITY

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.