Etymology
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slavish (adj.)

1560s, from slave (n.) + -ish. Sense of "servilely imitative, lacking originality or independence" is from 1753. Related: Slavishly; slavishness.

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Definitions of slavish

slavish (adj.)
blindly imitative;
a slavish copy of the original
slavish (adj.)
abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant; "a slavish yes-man to the party bosses"- S.H.Adams;
slavish devotion to her job ruled her life
Synonyms: subservient / submissive
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