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Definition of Subordination

Subordination

  1. The act of subordinating, placing in a lower order, or subjecting.
  2. The quality or state of being subordinate or inferior to an other; inferiority of rank or dignity; subjection.
  3. Place of inferior rank.

Subordination Quotations

Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure.
Samuel Johnson

The principle of subordination is the great bond of union and harmony through the universe.
Catharine Beecher

Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence. Civilization is the subordination of the latter to the former.
Karl Kraus

The ultimate binding element in the medieval order was subordination to the divine will and its earthly representatives, notably the pope.
Irving Babbitt

Even in the angels there is the subordination of one hierarchy to another, and in the heavens, and all the bodies that are moved, the lowest by the highest and the highest in their turn unto the Supreme Mover of all.
Saint Ignatius
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Subordination Translations

subordination in German is Unterordnung

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