Definition of "thralldom" [thrall•dom]

  • (noun) A state of bondage, slavery, or subjugation to another person.

Use "thralldom" in a sentence

  • "I always end up in this kind of thralldom to my characters."
  • "The subject of women held in thralldom to men by mysterious powers came to mind the other day when I read the story of Elizabeth Smart, author of the prose poem or the poetic novella By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept, a perfervid retelling of her infatuation and affair with George Granville Barker, a poet who had achieved success at the age of 18."
  • "Alone and agonizingly thirsty, the boy's thoughts travel through his violent past: his father's gruesome murder, his twin sister's abduction, his own thralldom to gangster culture: Everything I remember is too vivid."

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