Antonyms of adj servile

2 senses of servile

Sense 1
servile (vs. unservile) -- (submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior; "spoke in a servile tone"; "the incurably servile housekeeper"; "servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work")

unservile (vs. servile), unsubmissive -- (not servile or submissive)

Sense 2
servile (prenominal) -- (relating to or involving slaves or appropriate for slaves or servants; "Brown's attempt at servile insurrection"; "the servile wars of Sicily"; "servile work")

INDIRECT (VIA unfree) -> free -- (not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man")

Similarity of adj servile

2 senses of servile

Sense 1
servile (vs. unservile) -- (submissive or fawning in attitude or behavior; "spoke in a servile tone"; "the incurably servile housekeeper"; "servile tasks such as floor scrubbing and barn work")
       => bootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyish -- (attempting to win favor by flattery)
       => obsequious -- (attentive in an ingratiating or servile manner; "obsequious shop assistants")
       => slavish, subservient, submissive -- (abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant; "slavish devotion to her job ruled her life"; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams; "she has become submissive and subservient")
       => slavelike -- (suitable for a slave or servant)

Sense 2
servile (prenominal) -- (relating to or involving slaves or appropriate for slaves or servants; "Brown's attempt at servile insurrection"; "the servile wars of Sicily"; "servile work")
       => unfree (vs. free) -- (held in servitude; "he was born of slave parents")

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