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Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.
Constantin Stanislavski

Meaning of "slavishly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SLAVISHLY

slavishly  [ˈsleɪvɪʃlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLAVISHLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slavishly 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 SLAVISHLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of slavishly in the English dictionary

The definition of slavishly in the dictionary is in an unoriginal or imitative way. Other definition of slavishly is in a servile or submissive way.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SLAVISHLY


childishly
ˈtʃaɪldɪʃlɪ
devilishly
ˈdevlɪʃlɪ
elvishly
ˈelvɪʃlɪ
feverishly
ˈfiːvərɪʃlɪ
fiendishly
ˈfiːndɪʃlɪ
foolishly
ˈfuːlɪʃlɪ
freakishly
ˈfriːkɪʃlɪ
hellishly
ˈhɛlɪʃlɪ
knavishly
ˈneɪvɪʃlɪ
lavishly
ˈlævɪʃlɪ
peevishly
ˈpiːvɪʃlɪ
selfishly
ˈselfɪʃlɪ
sheepishly
ˈʃiːpɪʃlɪ
skittishly
ˈskɪtɪʃlɪ
sluggishly
ˈslʌɡɪʃlɪ
stylishly
ˈstaɪlɪʃlɪ
thievishly
ˈθiːvɪʃlɪ
unselfishly
ʌnˈsɛlfɪʃlɪ
uppishly
ˈʌpɪʃlɪ
wolvishly
ˈwʊlvɪʃlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLAVISHLY

slave trade
slave trader
slave trading
slave traffic
slave-driver
slaveholder
slaveholding
slaver
slaveringly
slavery
slavey
Slavic
slavish
slavishness
Slavism
Slavkov
slavocracies
slavocracy
slavocrat

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLAVISHLY

aguishly
amateurishly
apishly
boyishly
caddishly
cartoonishly
clannishly
cliquishly
coquettishly
doltishly
freshly
garishly
ghoulishly
girlishly
impishly
mannishly
oafishly
piggishly
sottishly
squeamishly
waggishly

Synonyms and antonyms of slavishly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «slavishly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SLAVISHLY

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

Translator English - Chinese

盲目
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

servilmente
570 millions of speakers

English

slavishly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

slavishly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خانع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

рабски
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

servilmente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

slavishly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

servilement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Slavishly
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sklavisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

闇雲
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

노예적
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slavishly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cách mù quáng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடிமைத்தனமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Slavishly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

körü körüne
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pedissequamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niewolniczo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рабськи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

servil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δουλικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

slaafs
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slaviskt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slavisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slavishly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLAVISHLY»

The term «slavishly» is regularly used and occupies the 77.056 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLAVISHLY» OVER TIME

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «SLAVISHLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word slavishly.
1
Betty Friedan
A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all.
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Constantin Stanislavski
Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLAVISHLY»

Discover the use of slavishly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slavishly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Origin(s) of Design in Nature: A Fresh, Interdisciplinary ...
So at one extreme we have only a shallow imitation of a creature with no right to be called alive, while at the other we have a real creature, albeit a slavishly copied one. Where does the boundary exist between the two, if indeed there is one?
Liz Swan, Richard Gordon, Joseph Seckbach, 2012
2
The Children of the Dream
In this context I might mention how often the parents (particularly mothers) of severely disturbed children tell me how they slavishly followed the advice of experts, though the child's reactions showed clearly that the handling suggested by the ...
Bruno Bettelheim, 2001
3
Out of Line: Australian Women and Style
This book argues that Australian women's fashions may be superficially derivative, but that there are patterns of dress.
Margaret Maynard, 2001
4
Flying Floating: Book I of the Solaris Saga
Jet lag every day, all day, was a terrible problem. Sense prevailed and after months of arguing, the time on the planet below at its Zero Meridian, was accepted as the Luna standard. Every single person now followed an artificial day slavishly.
Jim Ore
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A Complete Guide to Heraldry
The tendency at the present time is to slavishly copy examples of other periods. There is another point which is usually overlooked by themost blatant followers ofthis school of thought. What are the ancient models which remainto us?
Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, 2014
6
The Dialectic of Counter-Enlightenment
Consider now one of the Essays' most important passages: "It has pleased God to give us some capacity for reason, so that we should not be, like the animals, slavishly subjected to the common laws, but should apply ourselves to them by ...
Christian Thorne, 2010
7
A New Dictionary of the English and Dutch Language: To which ...
Sitfcwinkiil , D. Calico-shop. Sitspapicr, o. Paptr likt ealiee , Calico-paper, Sla, zie Salade. Slaaf, m. Slave. Zie ook Oilei- flaaf , enz. Slaafachtig , bv. Slavish, •— , bw. Slavishly. Slaafachiigheid , vr. Slavishness, Slaafs , bw. Slavishly, Stuften-, bv .
Dirk Bomhoff, 1832
8
Democracy and Revolution
33, Kautsky's italics) Those who are familiar with Russian Menshevik literature will at once see how slavishly Kautsky copies Martov, Axelrod, Stein and Co. Yes, "slavishly", because Kautsky ridiculously distorts the facts in order to pander to ...
V. I. Lenin, 2001
9
Legal Resolution of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Disputes
A recurrent theme in the ICJ is that the text should not be slavishly followed. Judge Alvarez first expressed this sentiment in his dissenting opinion to the 1950 Second Admissions advisory opinion: The text must not be slavishly followed.
James D. Fry, 2013
10
Manual of Hermeneutics for the writings of the New Testament ...
The slavishly fettered school we meet before the Reformation there, where men either were governed in exegesis by ecclesiastical tradition, or clung so closely to exegetical tradition that they no longer judged for themselves, but followed a ...
Jacob Izaak DOEDES, G. W. STEGMANN, 1867

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SLAVISHLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term slavishly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Fashion's fickle but we slavishly follow the latest trends
Yet slavishly, we follow the latest trends, emulating in chainstore chic our new icons, even though we aren't gifted with the same equipment, anointing ourselves ... «the Irish News, Jun 15»
2
Modern game neglects genius at 11
There is one serious flaw with the defensive-based running game which has been slavishly adopted by virtually every team in the country. It has robbed us of the ... «Irish Examiner, Jun 15»
3
Samsung Display Creates a Specialty Team to Slavishly Cater to …
While at first it sounded like another group within Samsung dedicated to slavishly copying Apple's products, it turns out that this display related team will in fact ... «Patently Apple, Mar 15»
4
Herbalife Says Investor Suit 'Slavishly' Parrots Ackman
"What I heard from plaintiff counsel was 'Ackman, Ackman, Ackman,'" he said, adding that the plaintiffs "slavishly copied from the Ackman accusations. ... None of ... «Law360, Mar 15»
5
BlackBerry Sues Typo Over iPhone Keyboard (Again)
A new complaint filed Monday in California suggests that Ryan Seacrest's Typo2 (pictured, left) "slavishly copied" BlackBerry's design, "down to the smallest ... «PC Magazine, Feb 15»
6
Under Armour sues Skechers for 'slavishly' copying 'Protect this …
The Baltimore sportswear maker filed suit in U.S. District Court of Maryland alleging a Skechers commercial "slavishly copies" one of Under Armour's most ... «Baltimore Business Journal, Feb 15»
7
Hawthorn president concerned AFL is slavishly following American …
Hawthorn president Andrew Newbold admits he's concerned the AFL is "slavishly" following American sport as calls grow for a grand final under lights. Newbold ... «3AW, Feb 15»
8
Human rights rulings taken 'too far', says senior judge
“It does not require the courts to adhere slavishly to every Strasbourg decision even if after careful consideration they believe it to be wrong.” He added: “If after ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 14»
9
Cruising Electric brings home the '80s leather scene (some …
The ad is slavishly committed to both the aesthetic of '80s era commercials (including VHS recording artifacts) and Cruising's over the top presentation of a ... «A.V. Club Austin, Nov 14»
10
The rise of Mean World Syndrome in social media
According to psychology experts, we slavishly engage via social media when big events are unfolding because humans are biologically hardwired to try and ... «The Globe and Mail, Nov 14»

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