Definitions

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  • adjective Not servile.

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  • adjective not servile or submissive

Etymologies

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un- +‎ servile

Examples

  • He came straight to the dais, and made the Welshman's brisk, unservile reverence to the prince.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • Madog approached the abbot with the Welshman's unservile readiness to accept all men as equals, and told his story simply.

    An Excellent Mystery

  • Madog approached the abbot with the Welshman's unservile readiness to accept all men as equals, and told his story simply.

    An Excellent Mystery

  • One of the waiters happened to note her, advanced bowing and smiling with that good-humored, unservile courtesy which is the peculiar possession of the Americanized colored race.

    Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise, Volume I

  • One of the waiters happened to note her, advanced bowing and smiling with that good-humored, unservile courtesy which is the peculiar possession of the Americanized colored race.

    Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise

  • Blond's body language is refreshingly unservile, direct and lacking in cynicism and Blairite jokiness.

    open Democracy News Analysis - Comments

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