Definition of Subjection

1. Noun. Forced submission to control by others.

Exact synonyms: Subjugation
Generic synonyms: Relationship
Specialized synonyms: Repression, Oppression, Captivity, Enslavement, Bondage, Slavery, Thraldom, Thrall, Thralldom, Bondage, Peonage, Confinement
Derivative terms: Subject, Subjugate



2. Noun. The act of conquering.
Exact synonyms: Conquering, Conquest, Subjugation
Generic synonyms: Capture, Gaining Control, Seizure
Specialized synonyms: Norman Conquest
Derivative terms: Conquer, Conquer, Conquer, Subject

Definition of Subjection

1. n. The act of subjecting, or of bringing under the dominion of another; the act of subduing.

Definition of Subjection

1. Noun. The act of bringing something under the control of something else. ¹

2. Noun. The state of being subjected. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subjection

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subjection

subject cases
subject clause
subject clauses
subject complement
subject field
subject heading
subject indexing
subject matter
subject matter jurisdiction
subject of labor
subject pronoun
subject pronouns
subjected
subjectile
subjecting
subjection (current term)
subjections
subjectist
subjectists
subjective
subjective time
subjectively
subjectiveness
subjectives
subjectivise
subjectivised
subjectivises
subjectivising
subjectivism
subjectivisms

Literary usage of Subjection

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1. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"CHAPTER IX Of obedience and subjection IT is verily a great thing to live in ... Far safer is it to live in subjection than in a place of authority. ..."

2. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"CHAPTER IX Of obedience and subjection IT is verily a great thing to live in ... Far safer is it to live in subjection than in a place of authority. ..."

3. The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States by John Codman Hurd (1862)
"By this law, applied by judicial tribunals, they necessarily recognize the anterior subjection of the alien to the juridical power of the state in which he ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"Far safer is it to live in subjection than in a place of authority. Many are in obedience from necessity rather than from love; these take it amiss, ..."

5. The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy by William Paley (1815)
"CHAPTER IL HOW subjection TO CIVIL GOVERNMENT IS MAINTAINED. COULD we view our own species from a distance, or regard mankind with the same sort of ..."

6. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"CHAPTER XXV THE subjection OF CHILDREN FROM the modes of conduct which affect ... I shall only consider facts bearing upon that state of subjection to which ..."

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