Captivity

Definition of Captivity

Cap`tiv´i`ty
n.1.The state of being a captive or a prisoner.
More celebrated in his captivity that in his greatest triumphs.
- Dryden.
2.A state of being under control; subjection of the will or affections; bondage.
Sink in the soft captivity together.
- Addison.

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absolutism, bond service, close arrest, control, debt slavery, deprivation of freedom, disenfranchisement, disfranchisement, domination, durance, durance vile, duress, enslavement, enthrallment, feudalism, feudality, helotism, helotry, house arrest, immuration, immurement, incarceration, indentureship, internment, jailing, peonage, restraint, serfdom, serfhood, servility, servitude, slavery, subjection, subjugation, term of imprisonment, thrall, thralldom, tyranny, vassalage, villenage
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