servile

Servile is an adjective that is used to describe that which befits a slave or one of a menial position. Slavishly submissive. Abject, oppressed, obsequious.

Examples:

  1. Whenever he was surrounded by those who seemed somewhat superior to him in this world, he became extremely ‘servile’.
  2. Many people in life act like they are in a ‘servile’ position. However in majority cases, each and every individual has complete control over their lives – especially those that are living in the western world.
  3. Employees can tend to become ‘servile’, especially if they are working in an organisation that gives them little freedom.

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