slavishness


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slav·ish

 (slā′vĭsh)
adj.
1. Of or characteristic of a slave or slavery; servile: Her slavish devotion to her job ruled her life.
2. Showing no originality; blindly imitative: a slavish copy of the original.

slav′ish·ly adv.
slav′ish·ness n.
Translations

slavishness

[ˈsleɪvɪʃnɪs] Nservilismo m

slavishness

nsklavische Abhängigkeit; (= submissiveness)Unterwürfigkeit f; the slavishness with which she imitated himdie sklavische Art, in der sie ihn nachahmte
References in classic literature ?
We accept this amiable slavishness, and praise a woman for it: we call this pretty treachery truth.
It was likewise a historic and patriotic feat for the President to declare the end of our neocolonial slavishness to the United States and the beginning of a foreign policy independent of US intervention.
And that isnt because of some ideological slavishness to the idea of the academies programme.
119) Rationality lifts us out of slavishness to our desires.
Goldman, Berkman, and Valkenburgh were livid that "Communist gangsters," whose leadership (on whatever gradation of slavishness to Moscow) "used the lives of Sacco and Vanzetti in order to gain prestige and glory" and furthered their own movement and its ends.
we have reached a third phase in historiography 'one which transcends the Eurocentric traditional slavishness to the written word and accepts that historical truth may be gleaned from oral history'" Miles, 1993 as cited in Bangura, 2011, p.
I would like to propose that Achilles (or, from another angle, Homer) invents this visit from Athena, and in so doing we see that ressentiment, rather than being the crowning virtue of a Christian slave morality, or even exclusively the root of modern humanitarian love, transforms slavishness into virtuous submission in the oldest poem known to the Western world.
Those alternatives are despotism and slavishness, ruling others as though they were slaves or living like a slave by preferring pleasure and wealth to what is truly good.
After reading it, we do not wish to hesitate in the middle of nowhere; we know how hard it is to express a view, and know the incurable nature of slavishness.
While this superfluity may at first appear to be mere slavishness to source material, a careful examination of the beard coat incidents supports Malory's deliberate and purposeful inclusion of both versions of the story in his work.
The ultimate proof of the timidity and slavishness of our leaders were evident in the smooth and almost celebratory burial of the Ordinance after Rahul's outburst.
It suggests viewing God in awe and wonder, not in belittling slavishness.