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slavery

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slavery

  1. 1 the state of being a slave a child born into slavery was considered simply another addition to the master's wealth and property Synonyms of slavery bondage, enslavement, servility, servitude, thrall, thralldom (or thraldom), yoke Words Related to slavery peonage, serfdom; dependence (also dependance), subjection, subjugation; captivity, enchainment, imprisonment, incarceration Near Antonyms of slavery emancipation, enfranchisement, liberation, manumission; autonomy, independence, self-government, sovereignty (also sovranty) Antonyms of slavery freedom, liberty

  2. 2 very hard or unpleasant work endured the slavery of working in the coal mines every day of his adult life Synonyms of slavery donkeywork, drudge, drudgery, fatigue, grind, labor, moil, toil, sweat, travailWords Related to slavery spadework; effort, exertion, pains, struggle, trouble; chore, duty, job, obligation, responsibility; routine, tedium, treadmillNear Antonyms of slavery decompression, ease, leisure, relaxation, repose, rest; amusement, dalliance, diversion, entertainment, recreation, sport; dormancy, idleness, inactivity, inertia, inertness; dallying, goldbricking, loafing, lolling, loungingAntonyms of slavery fun, play



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