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subjection Line breaks: sub|jec¦tion
Pronunciation: /səbˈdʒɛkʃ(ə)n/

Definition of subjection in English:


[mass noun]
The action of subjecting a country or person to one’s control, or the fact of being subjected: the country’s subjection to European colonialism
More example sentences
  • God's kingdom is one of fatherly and motherly compassion, not dominating majesty or slavish subjection.
  • Although Thurman's character ultimately triumphs, the most memorable sequences by far involve her humiliation, subjection and abuse at the hands of three tormentors.
  • No critique of dominance or subjection, certainly not of objectification, can be grounded in a vision of reality in which all sense perceptions are just sense perceptions.
subjugation, domination, oppression, control, mastery, repression, suppression, bondage, slavery, enslavement, persecution, exploitation, abuse

Words that rhyme with subjection

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