AskDefine | Define subservience

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1 the condition of being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan; "all his actions were in subservience to the general plan"
2 in a subservient state [syn: subservientness]
3 abject or cringing submissiveness [syn: obsequiousness, servility]

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  1. The state of being subservient

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