Servile vs Servilely - What's the difference?

servile | servilely |


As an adjective servile

is of or pertaining to a slave.

As a noun servile

is (grammar) an element which forms no part of the original root.

As an adverb servilely is

in a servile way; fawningly.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

servile

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of or pertaining to a slave
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Even fortune rules no more, O servile land!
  • submissive or slavish
  • servile''' flattery; '''servile obedience
  • (grammar) Not belonging to the original root.
  • a servile letter
  • (grammar) Not sounded, but serving to lengthen the preceding vowel, like the e'' in ''tune .
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (grammar) An element which forms no part of the original root.
  • Antonyms

    * radical

    Anagrams

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    servilely

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a servile way; fawningly.