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Meaning of "slavishness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SLAVISHNESS

slavishness  [ˈsleɪvɪʃnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLAVISHNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slavishness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SLAVISHNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of slavishness in the English dictionary

The definition of slavishness in the dictionary is unoriginality; imitative quality. Other definition of slavishness is servility or submissiveness.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SLAVISHNESS


bearishness
ˈbɛərɪʃnəs
bluishness
ˈbluːɪʃnəs
boyishness
ˈbɔɪɪʃnəs
brackishness
ˈbrækɪʃnəs
bullishness
ˈbʊlɪʃnəs
doveishness
ˈdʌvɪʃnəs
dovishness
ˈdʌvɪʃnəs
dwarfishness
ˈdwɔːfɪʃnəs
elfishness
ˈɛlfɪʃnəs
elvishness
ˈɛlvɪʃnəs
Englishness
ˈɪŋɡlɪʃnəs
girlishness
ˈɡɜːlɪʃnəs
greenishness
ˈɡriːnɪʃnəs
hoggishness
ˈhɒɡɪʃnəs
Jewishness
ˈdʒuːɪʃnəs
knavishness
ˈneɪvɪʃnəs
qualmishness
ˈkwɑːmɪʃnəs
reddishness
ˈrɛdɪʃnəs
sottishness
ˈsɒtɪʃnəs
thievishness
ˈθiːvɪʃnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLAVISHNESS

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLAVISHNESS

Britishness
business
Caithness
childishness
foolishness
foppishness
freshness
harshness
highness
lushness
much of a muchness
rashness
richness
roughness
Royal Highness
selfishness
smoothness
stylishness
thoroughness
toughness
unselfishness

Synonyms and antonyms of slavishness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «slavishness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SLAVISHNESS

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

Translator English - Chinese

奴性
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

servilismo
570 millions of speakers

English

slavishness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

slavishness
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخنوع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

раболепия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

slavishness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

slavishness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

servilité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Slavishness
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Unterwürfigkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

slavishness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

slavishness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slavishness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

slavishness
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

slavishness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Slavishness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

köpeklik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

servilismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

slavishness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

раболіпства
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

slavishness
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δουλοπρέπεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

slavishness
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slavishness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slavisk lydighet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slavishness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLAVISHNESS»

The term «slavishness» is used very little and occupies the 180.155 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLAVISHNESS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLAVISHNESS»

Discover the use of slavishness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slavishness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Aristotle's Politics: Living Well and Living Together
We can lead good lives only in communities of equals.15 Organizing one's life around living rather than living well produces slavishness that goes deep enough to disqualify one from Aristotelian citizenship. To this extent, then, slavishness is ...
Eugene Garver, 2011
2
The Ecstasies of Willaert
We will not poison our youth with domestic slavishness. And again, so they will know it! We will not poison ourselves with domestic slavishness! And again! They will not poison us with domestic slavishness! They will not 67 Polydectes' ...
Joseph Harry Silber, 2006
3
Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality: A Critical Guide
nobility, and also (what Ridley takes to be) the evidence for priestly slavishness, without ducking the interpretive problems that result. Still, I find the thesis of noble /slave ambiguity within the priestly character type unconvincing. Ridley's ...
Simon May, 2011
4
Slaves to Rome: Paradigms of Empire in Roman Culture
It will also highlight the thematic importance of slavery and slavishness for the Agricola as a whole.I6 In Liebeschuetz's formulation, what unites the different parts of the Agricola is a concern for 'the consequences of subjection' (p. 136).
Myles Lavan, 2013
5
A Gaelic Dictionary in Two Parts. To which is Prefixed a New ...
Slavery, bond- age; drudgery, slavishness. Traillealachd, s.s. Slavery, bondage; drudgery, slavishness. Traillealachd na Roimh, the bondage of Rome. — Translation of Galgacus's Speech. t Traillear, eir, s. m. (Ir. id.) A bakgr. Trailleas, eis, s.s. ...
Robert Archibald Armstrong, 1825
6
Rethinking the 1898 Reform Period: Political and Cultural ...
In an explicit counter- posing of wangguo nu and guomin, Liang Qichao ^ jt§, one of the most eloquent of the late Qing generation of critical intellectuals, lamented in 1901 that the "slavishness" (nuxing #X 14) of China's officials and its people ...
Rebecca E. Karl, Peter Gue Zarrow, 2002
7
I Am Dynamite: An Alternative Anthropology of Power
Whereas masters act upon a world, slavishness essentially entails reaction to a world created by others — a hostile world, therefore, since it is constructed in others' image and interests. It is for this reason that a slave morality bases itself on ...
Nigel Rapport, 2004
8
Ah Q Archaeology: Lu Xun, Ah Q, Ah Q Progeny, and the ...
'1' His attack on Confucianism is in part an attack on its contemporary failure to cope with the changing Chinese world.112 His solution was to build a nation free from the slavishness of the literati world (xuejie de nwcing).ll3 Chang Hao points  ...
Paul B. Foster, 2006
9
The Golden Age of the Classics in America: Greece, Rome, and ...
The Repudiation of Slavishness The romantics eschewed the antiquarianism and abject slavishness of some antebellum classicists, qualities that conflicted with the Transcendentalist emphases on living in the present and on nonconformity.
Carl J Richard, 2009
10
Francis de Sales, Jane de Chantal: Letters of Spiritual ...
This freedom has two opposite vices: instability and constraint or, in the extreme, dissoluteness and slavishness. Instability is a kind of excessive freedom which makes us want to change our practices or our state in life for no good reason or ...
Saint Jeanne-Françoise de Chantal, Wendy M. Wright, 1988

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SLAVISHNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term slavishness is used in the context of the following news items.
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TODAY'S EDITORIAL COMMENT: 'Zambia needs a competent …
... whether or not it corresponds to reality and is really well-founded; on no account should they follow blindly and encourage slavishness or ukubwata bwata. «postzambia.com, Jul 15»
2
Friday letters: Euthanasia, bicyclists, Donald Trump
... some business connections amounts to persecution and is grossly unfair. Our slavishness to political correctness is destroying our right of freedom of speech. «Chron.com, Jul 15»
3
Years & Years: Communion review – pastel chords and obvious key …
In the column marked “debit”, however, is the slavishness with which Y&Y have pursued this sound, to the exclusion of any personality twists not previously ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Explains Why 'Sandman' Is Better as a Movie …
Slavishness doesn't tend to make for great films. The best adaptations are the ones that capture the spirit of the source material, but give themselves the freedom ... «/FILM, Jun 15»
5
Bernie Sanders' 1972 Essay On Sex: 'A Woman… Fantasizes About …
The point of the essay appears to have been to call for a sexual revolution to eliminate the disparate power dynamics of human sexuality: “Slavishness” for ... «The Libertarian Republic, May 15»
6
The fury of the elites: when the little people reject Labour
Other celebs, including Steve Coogan and John Cleese, supported this election-day hectoring of the electorate to break free of their alleged slavishness to ... «Spiked, May 15»
7
Independence has its privileges for Maria Cornejo
In a sea of slavishness to trends and corporate dictates, Maria Cornejo stands alone. One of the longest-lasting independent designer brands, Zero + Maria ... «Chicago Tribune, Apr 15»
8
Be courageous, Mr. President!
... wrote: “Whoever entered the political realm had first to be ready to risk his life and too great a love for life obstructed freedom, was a sure sign of slavishness. «Jakarta Post, Feb 15»
9
Making it in Unreal: joining the boarding party for Battlefleet Gothic …
But developers are increasingly finding a middle ground between the tabletop slavishness of Space Hulk and full-scale reworks like Dawn of War (as Relic now ... «PCGamesN, Feb 15»
10
BBC reports Christmas Day attack by Al Shabab; fails to mention …
At least the BBC is consistent...in its utter dishonesty, its slavishness to political correctness, and its complete abandonment of basic journalistic standards. «The Commentator, Dec 14»

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