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Definition of "subjugation" [sub•ju•ga•tion]

  • The act of subjugating. (noun)
  • The state of being subjugated; forced control by others. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "subjugation" in a sentence
  • "This gloomy picture I hold up, not as a prophecy of the fate we are doomed to incur, but only as descriptive of what the term subjugation unquestionably imports."
  • "We say we know exactly what "moral" is: it is your unprincipled conscience in subjugation to irrational prejudice, in servitude to the mob, validated only by appeals to authority."
  • "That's called subjugation and/or segregation and, as a society that promotes and prides itself as a bastion of freedom and equality for all, we should reject this outright discrimination against any one group of people."