servility (part of speech: noun)
homage, subjection, servility, humility, acquiescence, servitude, obedience, humbleness, duty, docility, vassalage, subordination, slavishness, yieldingness, deference, fealty, inferiority, genuflection, submissiveness, willingness, subservience, devotion, complaisance, serfdom
- What reason can I believe to be yours in addressing yourself to me except that the ladies in your house, whom you must love if you have any love for beauty and grace, are so virtuous that you dare not seek or expect from them what the lowliness of my condition has led you to expect from me? - "The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. IV. (of V.)", Margaret, Queen Of Navarre.
- It is in fact so different that neither the glory of the conqueror nor the potency of genius would add anything to it, and that it had need, the better to shine forth to all, to appear in lowliness and humiliation. - "Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History", Auguste Sabatier.
- Behold his lowliness and humility, his gentleness and tender compassion. - "How to Live a Holy Life", C. E. Orr.