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Definition of captivity:

  1. A state of being under control; subjection of the will or affections; bondage.
  2. The state of being a captive or a prisoner.


custody, interment, slavery, restraint, the guardhouse, constraint, incarceration, entombment, servitude, internment, subjection, durance, impoundment, detention, immurement, limbo, bondage, serfdom, duress, committal, durance vile, thralldom, imprisonment, enslavement, pen.

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