[ UK /sˌʌbd‍ʒuːɡˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. the act of conquering
  2. the act of subjugating by cruelty
    the tyrant's oppression of the people
  3. forced submission to control by others
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How To Use subjugation In A Sentence

  • The ruling class has deliberately cultivated inside its military a psychopathic element, ready to carry out mass murder against any population targeted for subjugation.
  • Guardian's Band of Subjugation now correctly grants universal haste.
  • However, I firmly believe that 'subjugation' of neighbouring peoples was not a goal or political philosophy driving the creation of a Jewish independent state. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Everyone I meet, whether farmer, miner, railman, professor, cleric, or the long-faced Senator, and most especially the wives of these-everyone wants to know why I would submit to a marital practice so filled with subjugation and sorrow. Excerpt: The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
  • These two periods, then, confronted different typologies of racial subjugation.
  • He publicly excoriated the film director Zhang Yimou (Raise the Red Lantern, House of Flying Daggers) and the artist Cai Guo Qiang (the man whose firework dragon failed to ignite on the Thames at the millennium) for creating the opening ceremony, which he termed "a visual crap-pile of phony affection and hypocritical unctuousness . . . an encyclopedia of spiritual subjugation". Ai Weiwei: the dissident artist
  • Japan's surrender released conflicting emotions that began to grow and take deep root in Oe: a sense of both humiliation/subjugation and liberation/renewal. Kenzaburo Oe: Laughing Prophet and Soulful Healer
  • To compare their republic's democratic idealism to Rome, with its conquering legions, subjugation of peoples and universalist claims to law and order ignites a simmering anger.
  • But there was no possibility of that because racial subjugation was enforced by law.
  • Counter subjugation means that one of the five elements subjugates the other opposite to the normal mutual subjugation order.
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