Synonyms and Antonyms of slavery
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 bondage, enslavement, servility, servitude, thrall, thralldom (or thraldom), yoke Related Words peonage, serfdom; dependence (also dependance), subjection, subjugation; captivity, enchainment, imprisonment, incarceration Near Antonyms emancipation, enfranchisement, liberation, manumission; autonomy, independence, self-government, sovereignty (also sovranty) Antonyms freedom, liberty
2 very hard or unpleasant work endured the slavery of working in the coal mines every day of his adult life Synonyms donkeywork, drudge, drudgery, fatigue, grind, labor, moil, toil, sweat, travailRelated Words spadework; effort, exertion, pains, struggle, trouble; chore, duty, job, obligation, responsibility; routine, tedium, treadmillNear Antonyms decompression, ease, leisure, relaxation, repose, rest; amusement, dalliance, diversion, entertainment, recreation, sport; dormancy, idleness, inactivity, inertia, inertness; dallying, goldbricking, loafing, lolling, loungingAntonyms fun, play
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