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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley