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Synonyms for menial
ˈmi ni əl, ˈmin yəlme·nial

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. menial

    domestic, attendant, dependent, servile, drudge

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. menialadjective

    a domestic servant


  2. humble, menial, lowlyadjective

    used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

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


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. menialadjective

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

  2. menialnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. menialadjective

    serving, low, servile

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. William John Bennett:

    There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.

  4. 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.

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