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Synonyms for menial
ˈmi ni əl, ˈmin yəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. menial(adj)

    a domestic servant

    Antonyms:
    skilled

  2. humble, menial, lowly(adj)

    used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

    Synonyms:
    baseborn, low, small, base, petty(a), junior-grade, lowly, secondary, subaltern, modest, humble, lower-ranking

    Antonyms:
    skilled

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. menial

    Synonyms:
    domestic, attendant, dependent, servile, drudge

    Antonyms:
    paramount, sovereign, supreme, lordly, independent, uncontrolled, autocratic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. menial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    servile, slavish, low, mean, base, abject, vile, sorry

  2. menial(n.)

    Synonyms:
    servant, domestic, waiter, lackey, underling, flunkey, understrapper, valet, footman, slave, helot, serf, bondsman

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. menial(a)

    Synonyms:
    serving, low, servile

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    junior

How to pronounce menial?

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#2766secondary
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How to use menial in a sentence?

  1. Harriet Martineau:

    For my own part, I had rather suffer any inconvenience from having to work occasionally in chambers and kitchen... than witness the subservience in which the menial class is held in Europe.

  2. Craig Huntly:

    At that time black servicemen were pretty much relegated to menial type work and my uncle didn't want to do that, but he was aware of the Tuskegee Experiment and how important it was.

  3. Og Mandino:

    The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams.

  4. William John Bennett:

    There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.


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