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Synonyms for servile
ˈsɜr vɪl, -vaɪlservile

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  1. servilenoun


  2. servilenoun

    of or pertaining to a slave


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  1. servile

    beggarly, contemptible, mean, poor, slavish, vile

    august, kinglike, kingly, magnificent, majestic, munificent, princely, regal, royal

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  1. servile

    obsequious, cringing, sequacious, menial, sneaking, low, abject

    independent, fractions, refractory, recalcitrant, dogged, stubborn, defiant, rebellious

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  1. servileadjective

    submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior

    "spoke in a servile tone"; "the incurably servile housekeeper"; "servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work"


    free, unsubmissive, unservile

  2. servile(a)adjective

    relating to or involving slaves or appropriate for slaves or servants

    "Brown's attempt at servile insurrection"; "the servile wars of Sicily"; "servile work"

    unservile, unsubmissive, free

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  1. fawning

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

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  1. servileadjective

    dependent, menial, held in bondage, held in slavery, held in subjection

  2. servileadjective

    slavish, mean, base, cringing, obsequious, fawning, supple, grovelling, sycophantic, abject, low, beggarly, sneaking, base-minded, low-minded, meanly submissive

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  1. servileadjective

    slavish, abject, cringing, groveling, obsequious, dependent, enslaved

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  1. List of paraphrases for "servile":

    bonded, subservient, easement, servitude, enslavement

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  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.

  2. Theodore Roosevelt:

    To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.

  3. Rafael Cruz:

    [I’m not going to] come like a servile puppy dog and say, ‘thank you very much for maligning my wife and maligning my father,’.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    That pledge was not a blanket commitment that if you go and slander and attack [ my wife ], that I'm going to nonetheless come like a servile puppy dog and say thank you very much for maligning my wife and maligning my father.

  5. Greville:

    I hardly know so true a mark of a little mind as the servile imitation of others.

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