[ US /ˈsɝvɪɫəˌti/ ]
[ UK /sɜːvˈɪlɪti/ ]
  1. abject or cringing submissiveness
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How To Use servility In A Sentence

  • Pius VII. would not yield; but Napoleon found greater servility in the metropolitan officialty of Paris; and October 6, 1806, he secured a sentence pronouncing the nullity of his brother Jerome's marriage with The Court of the Empress Josephine
  • The last thing Communist Party members should exhibit is the servility Lu Xun used to condemn.
  • She's a curious mixture of stubbornness and servility.
  • TOADY emphasizes the servility and snobbery of the self-seeker cultivated leaders of society and became their toady. Firedoglake » Bush’s Favorite Democrat Wows the Connecticut Press — Again
  • After his death he was described as having "no cringing servility".
  • In the Roman successor states of western Europe, the feudal system contained a hint of servility in the act of homage that liege lords found it unwise to presume upon.
  • They demand respect and obedience but not servility.
  • “Let those whose servility of soul qualified them for the menial task truckle to the Executive,” he declared. A Country of Vast Designs
  • I have said that this condemnation to intellectual barrenness is the strongest proof of the essential servility of woman's position in the eyes of man, and I repeat that statement. Marriage as a Trade
  • Acting the role of considerate host, his cheerful grin removed any suggestion of servility. FINAL RESORT
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