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slavish

slav·ish

slavish

 
pronunciation:
sleI vihsh
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, like, or befitting a slave; servile; submissive.
She adopted a slavish attitude toward her mother-in-law.
antonyms:
authoritative
similar words:
abject, servile, subservient
definition 2: lacking initiative or originality; blindly or stubbornly following an established model.
She had a slavish fashion sense when she was young.
antonyms:
independent
derivations: slavishly (adv.), slavishness (n.)