SERV'ILE, adjective [Latin servilis, from servio, to serve.]
1. Such as pertains to a servant or slave; slavish; mean; such as proceeds from dependence; as servile fear; servile obedience.
2. Held in subjection; dependent.
Ev'n fortune rules no more a servile land. Pope.
3. Cringing; fawning; meanly submissive; as servile flattery.
She must bend the servile knee. Thomson.