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Servile

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  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

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Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Servile

SERV'ILE, adjective [Latin servilis, from servio, to serve.]

1. Such as pertains to a servant or slave; slavish; mean; such as proceeds from dependence; as servile fear; servile obedience.

2. Held in subjection; dependent.

Ev'n fortune rules no more a servile land. Pope.

3. Cringing; fawning; meanly submissive; as servile flattery.

She must bend the servile knee. Thomson.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Servilely

SERV'ILELY, adverb

1. Meanly; slavishly; with base submission or obsequiousness.

2.With base deference to another; as, to copy servilely; to adopt opinions servilely.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Servileness

SERV'ILENESS, noun