servility


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abject or cringing submissiveness

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The association of carnality with servility lies at the root of Western philosophy.
Mistreating people as if they were tenants in tied cottages on the estates of a country aristocracy is imposing the worst of Downton Abbey's required servility below stairs without the benevolence upstairs of Lord Grantham.
On social media, dozens of people criticised the Speaker's action, with comments that "even during the British rule, those in power did not enforce such servility on staff.
Those funds had landed into the pockets of some tribal sardars who wanted to keep the people in their servility.
Bailey also complicates the extant narrative for the decline of personal servility, revealing that there were elements of both rapid and longer decline depending on the particular servile incidents in question.
He explained: "I like the idea of servility and the dominant/ submissive dynamic.
Despite the salacious framework, DeBrincat creates a richer subtext: she expands on the character by recounting her longstanding inability to escape from a servility she confused with loyalty.
That is the kind of outdated imbalance in the relationship between player and employer that still has grown men in the 21st century refer to their managers as "gaffer," leaving them firmly locked into a bygone age of servility.
Pakistan wants good neighbourly relations with all the neighbouring countries including India on the basis of equality and mutual interest and any bid of servility of the country should be paid in the same coin, he added.
That so many people still remain in thrall to monarchy after a thousand years of servility is something to be wondered at.
And aside from resembling the Sergeant-Corporal-Specialist pecking order of a military organisation, that baseless servility emulates, I think, the upright mentality of a professional soldier, to follow orders and do his job.
To our pitying younger generation - they mean, I'm sure, no harm by their pretend politeness - I would encourage a return to old-fashioned civility that is too often equated with servility.
Iftikhar further said that the Supreme Court was fully empowered to strike down any law, which was in conflict with the constitution and emphasised that it was time, after 65 years of independence, that "we free ourselves from the shackles of obsequious intellectual servility to colonial paradigms and start adhering to our constitution".
And Panneerselvam has had rewards to show for his servility.
Service brought honor to nobles who waited on the king, yet servility entailed dishonor and dependence.