Advertisement
 Translation for 'servility' from English to Bulgarian
NOUN   servility | servilities
SYNO obsequiousness | servility | subservience
servility {noun}сервилност {ж}
servility {noun}раболепие {ср}
servility {noun}угодничество {ср}
3 translations
To translate another word just start typing!

Usage Examples English
  • This was characterised by servility and sycophancy towards the family which later turned into a hereditary succession of Gandhi family members to power.
  • Maximus was a poet and orator whom Tacitus condemns for his extravagant life-style, his shameful behavior and servility.
  • He was said to have possessed an "uncompromising independence of mind and a hatred of servility," and censure of others was with him more frequent than praise.
  • The study of slavery in Ancient Greece remains a complex subject, in part because of the many different levels of servility, from traditional chattel slave through various forms of serfdom, such as Helots, Penestai, and several other classes of a non-citizen.
  • The radicals criticized their "servility" to the king.

  • However, British Imperial General Peregrine Maitland rejected the treaty and sent an insulting letter back to the Xhosa paramount-chief, demanding greater acts of submission and servility.
  • to the best of one's ability, including what might seem to those from less formal social environments like excessive, mawkish, or even hypocritical or contrived formality and servility.
  • However, Governor Maitland rejected the treaty and sent an insulting letter back to the Xhosa paramount-chief, demanding greater acts of submission and servility.
  • By the end of the colonial period they were mostly successful in this aim, though slavery persists in Africa and in the world at large with much the same practices of "de facto" servility despite legislative prohibition.
  • ... King George) by Patriots as punishment for perceived servility to the Crown.

  • The study of slavery in Ancient Greece remains a complex subject, in part because of the many different levels of servility, from traditional chattel slave through various forms of serfdom, such as helots, penestai, and several other classes of non-citizens.
  • Other readers used him to construct a method for living under a despotic state, avoiding both servility and useless opposition.
  • This Council also enacted a document on relations between the Church and the secular authorities, censoring servility and complaisance.
  • Juxtaposing modern, white, explorers-cum-tourists with 'primitive natives’ each in formulaic groupings, positions and postures, the colonial figures and their vehicles are given centre- and stage-right to symbolise progress, while Aboriginal men are diminished in scale and backgrounded to represent their servility and symbolic position in the past.
  • Their struggle against Nature, superstitions, the servility and exploitation they put up with, all of this become notes in his diary.

  • Commentators of the time identified him as having "extraordinary servility" and being an "unprincipled judge", with his failure in the Bideford witch trial to point out the "irrationality" of the defendants' confessions leading to their convictions and executions.
  • Papazian condemned servility and fawn, setting forward tragic scenes from Western Armenian struggle against the organizers of genocide and creating characters of valiant individuals (“Kheran”, “Lightning”, “Light Pleasures”, “The Dying are Greeting You”).
  • Everywhere,/ giant finned cars nose forward like fish;/ a savage servility/ slides by on grease" are particularly well known for their rather dark description of the large American cars that were popular at the time, evoking a corrupted consumer society without heroism.
Advertisement
© dict.cc English-Bulgarian dictionary 2024
Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
Links to this dictionary or to individual translations are very welcome!