bondage

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The state of lacking freedom; constraint

He lived in financial bondage to his cocaine habit; no matter how much he earned, it all seemed to disappear up his nose.

The practice of tying people up for sexual pleasure

Their marriage broke up when she discovered he had been engaging in bondage games with a local dominatrix while he was supposedly working out at the gym.

The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery

She was the Wicked Witch of the East, as I said, answered the little woman. She has held all the Munchkins in bondage for many years, making them slave for her night and day. Now they are all set free, and are grateful to you for the favor..

Obligation; tie of duty
{n} slavery, captivity, imprisonment
sexual practice that involves physically restraining (by cords or handcuffs) one of the partners
Bondage is the condition of being someone's property and having to work for them. Masters sometimes allowed their slaves to buy their way out of bondage. = slavery
Villenage; tenure of land on condition of doing the meanest services for the owner
sexual practice that involves physically restraining (by cords or handcuffs) one of the partners the state of being under the control of another person
Bondage is the practice of being tied up or tying your partner up in order to gain sexual pleasure
Bondage is the condition of not being free because you are strongly influenced by something or someone. All people, she said, lived their lives in bondage to hunger, pain and lust
{i} slavery, thralldom; state of being subjected to external control; (Law) villeinage; sexual practice of being physically tied up (with handcuffs or cords) during sexual activity
the state of being under the control of another person
The state of being bound; condition of being under restraint; restraint of personal liberty by compulsion; involuntary servitude; slavery; captivity
debt bondage
A condition similar to slavery where human beings are unable to control their lives or their work due to unpaid debts
Of Human Bondage
{i} 1915 novel written by W. Somerset Maugham about Philip Carey who has a deformed foot (club foot) and struggles through life to free himself from a disastrouslove affair and eventually finding satisfaction as a country doctor
land of bondage
land where there is slavery
bondage

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    bond·age

    Türkçe nasıl söylenir

    bändîc

    Zıt anlamlılar

    freedom, independence

    Telaffuz

    /ˈbändəʤ/ /ˈbɑːndɪʤ/

    Etimoloji

    [ bän-dij ] (noun.) 14th century. From Middle English bondage (“serfdom”), from Medieval Latin (Anglo-Latin) bondagium (“an inferior tenure held by a bond or husbandman”), from Middle English bond (“a tenant farmer, serf”), from Old English bonda (“a householder, husband, head of a family”), of North Germanic origin, from Old Norse bōndi, bōandi (“free-born farmer, husband", literally "dweller”), from bōa, būa (“to dwell”), from Proto-Germanic *būanan (“to dwell, wone”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhōw- (“to dwell”). Cognate with Icelandic and Faroese bóndi (“farmer”), Danish bo (“to dwell, wone”), German bauen (“to build”), Dutch boer (“boor, farmer”), English bower. See also neighbour, booth, build.

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