Origin of subjection
Examples from the Web for subjection
By now near to drowning in complicity and subjection, I obeyed.
For, to speak plainly, whatever the external thing may be, the value which we set upon it places us in subjection to others.
The great industry in changing all social relations has increased vices, maladies and subjection.Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History|Antonio Labriola
The system or constitution is formed by and consists in these respects and this subjection.Human Nature|Joseph Butler
The Sikhs themselves were afterwards reduced to subjection by a single chieftain belonging to their order, Runjeet Singh.
Again a successful battle would humble his foes and bring them in subjection to the foot of his throne.The Empire of Russia|John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for subjection
Word Origin and History for subjection
mid-14c., from Old French subjection (12c.), from Latin subjectionem (nominative subjectio), noun of action from past participle stem of subicere (see subject (n.)).