Associations to the word «Slavery»

Wiktionary

SLAVERY, noun. An institution or social practice of owning human beings as property, especially for use as forced laborers.
SLAVERY, noun. A condition of servitude endured by a slave.
SLAVERY, noun. (figuratively) A condition in which one is captivated or subjugated, as by greed or drugs.

Dictionary definition

SLAVERY, noun. The state of being under the control of another person.
SLAVERY, noun. The practice of owning slaves.
SLAVERY, noun. Work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca