servilism

noun
ser·​vil·​ism | \ -əˌlizəm, -īˌl-, -iˌl- \
plural -s

Definition of servilism

1 : a base or abject servility or obsequiousness
2 : a doctrine advocating slavery or a system based on slavery

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servile entry 1 + -ism

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“Servilism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/servilism. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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