Servitude Definition

sûrvĭ-to͝od, -tyo͝od
noun
The condition of a slave, serf, or the like; subjection to a master; slavery or bondage.
Webster's New World
Lack of personal freedom, as to act as one chooses.
American Heritage
Work imposed as punishment for crime.
Webster's New World
The burden placed upon the property of a person by a specified right another has in its use.
Webster's New World
An easement.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Servitude

Noun

Singular:
servitude
Plural:
servitudes

Origin of Servitude

  • Middle English from Old French from Late Latin servitūdō from Latin servus slave

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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