Subserviency
Subservience Sub*serv"i*ence, Subserviency Sub*serv"i*en*cy, n. The quality or state of being subservient; instrumental fitness or use; hence, willingness to serve another's purposes; in a derogatory sense, servility. [1913 Webster]

The body wherein appears much fitness, use, and subserviency to infinite functions. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

There is a regular subordination and subserviency among all the parts to beneficial ends. --Cheyne. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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