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1. bondage

noun. ['ˈbɑːndɪdʒ'] the state of being under the control of another person.

Synonyms

  • vassalage
  • thraldom
  • thrall
  • subjection
  • serfdom
  • slavery
  • servitude
  • subjugation
  • serfhood
  • thralldom

Antonyms

  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • female
  • androgynous

Etymology

  • bondage (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Bondage

  • adage
  • appendage
  • bandage
  • brundage
  • brundidge
  • hardage
  • madej
  • poundage
  • sandage
  • sandidge
  • yardage

How do you pronounce bondage?

Pronounce bondage as ˈbɑndɪʤ.

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Sentences with bondage


1. Verb, base form
When in doubt, the primary concern is preference, rather than bondage to a set pattern.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Black History Month celebrates the courage of Black people to move out of bondage and persevere through hardships.

Quotes about bondage


1. One discovers that destiny can be diverted, that one does not have to remain in bondage to the first wax imprint made on childhood sensibilities. Once the deforming mirror has been smashed, there is a possibility of wholeness. There is a possibility of joy.
- Anaïs Nin

2. Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind, and unfits it for every noble enterprise, every expanded prospect.[Letter to William Bradford Jr. April 1 1774]
- James Madison, Letters and Other Writings of James Madison Volume 3

3. The glory of science is, that it is freeing the soul -- breaking the mental manacles -- getting the brain out of bondage -- giving courage to thought -- filling the world with mercy, justice, and joy.
- Robert G. Ingersoll, Humboldt From 'The Gods and Other Lectures'

2. bondage

noun. ['ˈbɑːndɪdʒ'] the state of being under the control of a force or influence or abstract power.

Synonyms

  • subjection

Etymology

  • bondage (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. bondage

noun. ['ˈbɑːndɪdʒ'] sexual practice that involves physically restraining (by cords or handcuffs) one of the partners.

Synonyms

  • sexual activity
  • sex activity
  • sexual practice

Antonyms

  • bisexual
  • homosexual
  • sexual
  • asexual

Etymology

  • bondage (Middle English (1100-1500))
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