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  • n. The state of being subservient.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being subservient; instrumental fitness or use; hence, willingness to serve another's purposes; in a derogatory sense, servility.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as subserviency.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. in a subservient state
  • n. abject or cringing submissiveness
  • n. the condition of being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan

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