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Synonyms for slavish
ˈsleɪ vɪʃslav·ish

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slavish

    Synonyms:
    beggarly, contemptible, mean, poor, servile, vile

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slavish

    Synonyms:
    servile, drudging, menial, mean, base, abject

    Antonyms:
    independent, free, voluntary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slavishadjective

    blindly imitative

    "a slavish copy of the original"

    Synonyms:
    subservient, submissive

    Antonyms:
    original, unservile, unsubmissive

  2. slavish, subservient, submissiveadjective

    abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant

    "slavish devotion to her job ruled her life"; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams; "she has become submissive and subservient"

    Synonyms:
    subservient, instrumental, submissive, implemental

    Antonyms:
    unservile, original, unsubmissive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slavishadjective

    Synonyms:
    servile, low, mean, base, cringing, obsequious, fawning, supple, grovelling, sycophantic, abject, sneaking, beggarly, base-minded, low-minded

  2. slavishadjective

    Synonyms:
    drudging, laborious, menial

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slavishadjective

    Synonyms:
    servile, menial, abject, groveling

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "slavish":

    submissive

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How to use slavish in a sentence?

  1. John Adams:

    I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.

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