noun. ['ˈsɝːvəˌtuːd'] state of subjection to an owner or master or forced labor imposed as punishment.
Words that Rhyme with Servitude
Example sentences of the word 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 containing the word 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