But the rush to replace words with images may be preparing us for servitude.
“I tried to kill myself twice,” says Atia, now 14 and still living in servitude.
Trapped in the cycle of permanent emergency and perpetual action, he wrote, “servitude has no rest, agitation no pleasure.”
Like Janissaries, they derive a kind of freedom from the very condition of their servitude.
She was twisting the gold badge of servitude on her finger nervously.
By 1619 servitude was already recognized in the law of Virginia.
The bitterness of his inferiority and servitude was as wormwood within him.
For in this part of Turkey their mother-tongue is the language of their oppressors—the badge of servitude.
There he soothed his hours of servitude by dreams of vast ambitions.
Our servitude to particulars betrays into a hundred foolish expectations.
early 15c., "condition of being enslaved," from Old French servitude, servitute (13c.) and directly from Late Latin servitudo "slavery," from Latin servus "a slave" (see serve (v.)) + abstract noun suffix.