noun. ['ˈsɝːvəˌtuːd'] state of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment.
Rhymes with Servitude
Sentences with servitude
1. Noun, singular or mass
Section 1 of the amendment states that neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall exist in the United States.
Quotes about servitude
1. Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with it is a toy and an amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him to the public.
- Winston S. Churchill
2. Unrequited love is the only possible way to give yourself to another without being held in indentured servitude.
- Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic
3. Every achievement is a servitude. It compels us to a higher achievement.
- Albert Camus