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Meaning of "servilely" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SERVILELY

servilely  [ˈsɜːvaɪllɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SERVILELY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Servilely is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES SERVILELY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of servilely in the English dictionary

The definition of servilely in the dictionary is in a submissive or fawning manner. Other definition of servilely is in a manner of or suitable for a slave.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SERVILELY


agilely
ˈædʒaɪllɪ
facilely
ˈfæsaɪllɪ
fertilely
ˈfɜːtaɪllɪ
fragilely
ˈfrædʒaɪllɪ
frailly
ˈfreɪllɪ
futilely
ˈfjuːtaɪllɪ
hostilely
ˈhɒstaɪllɪ
imbecilely
ˈɪmbɪˌsaɪllɪ
infertilely
ɪnˈfɜːtaɪllɪ
palely
ˈpeɪllɪ
puerilely
ˈpjʊəraɪllɪ
shrilly
ˈʃrɪllɪ
stalely
ˈsteɪllɪ
sterilely
ˈstɛraɪllɪ
stilly
ˈstɪllɪ
tactilely
ˈtæktaɪllɪ
tensilely
ˈtɛnsaɪllɪ
versatilely
ˈvɜːsəˌtaɪllɪ
vilely
ˈvaɪllɪ
virilely
ˈvɪraɪllɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SERVILELY

services
servicewoman
servicewomen
servicing
servient
servient tenement
serviette
serviette ring
servile
servile work
servileness
servilism
servility
serving
serving dish
serving hatch
serving spoon
servitor
servitorial
servitorship

WORDS THAT END LIKE SERVILELY

absolutely
approximately
barely
brittlely
closely
completely
definitely
docilely
ductilely
effectively
extremely
immediately
juvenilely
likely
lovely
senilely
solely
subtilely
supplely
unfortunately

Synonyms and antonyms of servilely in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «servilely» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SERVILELY

Find out the translation of servilely to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of servilely from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «servilely» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

卑躬屈膝
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

servilmente
570 millions of speakers

English

servilely
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

servilely
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بشكل متذلل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

подобострастно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

servilely
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হীনভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

servilement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Servis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

servilely
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

奴隷のように
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

servilely
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Servilely
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

servilely
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

servilely
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सर्वस्वी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

servilely
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

servilmente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

służalczo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

улесливо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

servil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

servilely
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

servilely
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slaviskt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

servilely
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of servilely

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SERVILELY»

The term «servilely» is normally little used and occupies the 146.875 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SERVILELY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about servilely

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SERVILELY»

Discover the use of servilely in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to servilely and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Monthly Law Reporter
The doctrine is Well established, that compilations are protected to the extent that norival work can servilely copy from such compilation, or take advantage of a selection, but may resort to the original works as authorities. Longman v.
Peleg Whitman Chandler, 1848
2
The Law Reporter
The doctrine is well established, that compilations are protected to the extent that no rival work can servilely copy from such compilation, or take advantage of a selection, but may resort to the original works as authorities. Longman v.
Peleg Whitman Chandler, 1848
3
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court ...
There remain then, on this point, the mere questions of fact : Are the works rival works ; have the defendants servilely copied, to what proved extent, and what is the legal inference from the extent proved, as to the residue being or not being a  ...
Charles Levi Woodbury, George Minot, 1849
4
Reasonable Self-esteem
As well, if B acts servilely toward A, then A is made uncomfortable and disesteems B for showing lack of egalitarian self-respect. On the other hand, if B does not act servilely toward A, even when there are social conventions which would make ...
Richard Keshen, 1996
5
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court ...
There remain then, on this point, the mere questions of fact : Are the works rival works ; have the defendants servilely copied, to what proved extent, and what is the legal inference from the extent proved, as to the residue being or not being a  ...
United States. Circuit Court (1st Circuit), John Gallison, Charles Sumner, 1849
6
Popular and Complete English Dictionary: Exhibiting the ...
SERVILELY. 1183. SET. pendence. Held in subjection; dependent. Cringing; fawning; meanly submissive. Servilely, seVvlMe, ode. Meanly; slavishly; with huse submission or obsequiousness. With bane deference to another. Servilesess ...
John Boag, 1848
7
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of ...
SERVILELY, adv. [from strvile.] Meanly; flavishly.— had servilely from fate expect a King. Dryd. —He affects a singularity in his actions ratlier than servilely to copy from the wisest. Sivift. * SERVILENESS. Servility, n.s. [tromyjr- vile.] 1. Subjection  ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, 1816
8
The True Spirit of Milton's Versification Developed in a New ...
And 'rnov, su' HYPOCRITE, who now wauldst seem I'nh'an nflibe'rty, who more than thou Once fawn'd, and cringed, and servilely adored Heaven's awful Monarch? New Arm—I. Till at last Satan, whom now transcendent glory raised above his ...
John Milton, William FORDE (of Cork?.), 1831
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Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the ...
Meanly j fiavilhly. — And servilely from fate expect .1 King. Dryd. — He affects a singularity in his actions, rather than servilely to copy from the wisest. Swift. * SERVILENEoS. Servility, n.s. [from servile.] 1. Subjection; involuntary obedience.
‎1816
10
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the ...
And servilely from fate expect a King. Dryd. —He affects a singularity in his actions, rather than servilely to copy from the wisest. Siuift. * SERVILENESS. Servility. n.s. [Irom servile.] • 1. Subjection ; involuntary obedience. — What, besides this ...
‎1816

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SERVILELY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term servilely is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Rajapaksa's crocodile tears
Needless to say these officials were mere ciphers of the Rajapaksas doing their bidding servilely. They did not have the spine to stand up against illegal orders ... «Sri Lanka Guardian, Jul 15»
2
The unseen Charles Dickens: read the excoriating essay on …
Is it sensational to blow hot and cold, to reprove bluffly, and cringe servilely; to degrade a Christian's duty into a charlatan's trick; to abet the oppressor, and use ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
3
Presidents Hollande and Martelly obfuscate France's debt to Haiti
Claiming that the “Haitian youth is now unprepared to face its future,” Martelly servilely pleaded with Hollande for “a Marshall plan for education in Haiti.”. «Liberation, May 15»
4
Hold It Right There: Teapot Dome Belongs to the People!
... to prevent the nomination of another Harding ready to put criminals in the Cabinet, or of another Coolidge ever ready servilely to lick the boots of Big Business. «The Nation., Feb 15»
5
Second proposal to legalize marijuana filed in Missouri
I am servilely allergic to most chemical drugs... I had a good many years of using it Calif, before I moved here, and all I needed was one or two hits, I am not into ... «KSPR, Dec 14»
6
The Supreme Court of Canada's 'Parasitic' Aboriginal Activities
Fawning gives us, “servilely abject.” Because of its detailed definition, the word “abject” deserves its own paragraph so as to get a better sense of the some ... «Indian Country Today Media Network, Sep 14»
7
Preserving the legacy of People Power
The Supreme Court Justice Enrique Fernando had publicly and servilely held an umbrella over Imelda Romualdez Marcos's head. Recently, PCGG Chair Andy ... «Philippine Star, Feb 14»
8
At the Movies
... 'it can scarcely be conceived how servilely they will cringe before a white man's look.' But then even the question of Northup's rights is usurped by the new/old ... «London Review of Books, Jan 14»
9
Working class voters and the 'progressive' left: a widening chasm
... a third of the vote (with no need to servilely seek the support of 'middle England'). Swathes of blue-collar working class voters, mainly in the north of England, ... «New Statesman, Aug 13»
10
'NRA Psychosis' Should Be Classified as a Legitimate Mental Disorder
And if Congress wishes to retain a shred of their 90 percent incumbent reelection rate, they will take a recess from servilely and submissively placating lobbyists ... «Huffington Post, May 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Servilely [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/servilely>. Jul 2020 ».
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