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Definition of Enslavement

Enslavement

  1. The act of reducing to slavery; state of being enslaved; bondage; servitude.

Enslavement Quotations

Human beings may well be unable to break free of the dictatorship of greed that spreads like a miasma over the world, but no longer will we be an inarticulate and ignorant humanity, confused by our enslavement to superior cruelty and weaponry.
Alice Walker

Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.
R. D. Laing

The fundamental sense of freedom is freedom from chains, from imprisonment, from enslavement by others. The rest is extension of this sense, or else metaphor.
Isaiah Berlin

Women have to be extremely careful about choosing something that they consider an act of defiance that can really be used to further their enslavement.
Alice Walker

My obsessions stay the same - historical memory and historical erasure. I am particularly interested in the Americas and how a history that is rooted in colonialism, the language and iconography of empire, disenfranchisement, the enslavement of peoples, and the way that people were sectioned off because of blood.
Natasha Trethewey
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Enslavement Translations

enslavement in German is Versklavung
enslavement in Spanish is esclavitud
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