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Definition of Servile

submissive; willing to serve others

Examples of Servile in a sentence

Some individuals are so servile that other people take advantage of their submissiveness.

Because she has a servile disposition, Janet is a great nurse.

Even though Michelle was no longer a maid, she still felt servile when she was in a room with wealthy people.

Wives do not exist simply to be servile and to do their husbands’ bidding.

Howard insisted his wife carry his umbrella and follow him around in a servile manner.

Although the servile workers received large salaries, they did not feel the money made up for the long hours they had to wait on their employers.

Since you pay me, I am willing to work for you and be servile from the hours of nine to five each day.

A diehard people pleaser, Justine is servile by nature.

Because the billionaire’s personal assistant wants to keep her job, she always speaks to her boss in a servile tone.

In his eagerness to make a deal, the car salesman was servile in his attempt to please the potential buyers.

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