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servitude (noun) slavery.
Servitude is slavery. People being forced to work as slaves is servitude. He was born in servitude and died in servitude. This means he was born a slave and died a slave.
- The whites subjected the migrant African blacks to generations of servitude, until Abraham Lincoln liberated them. They had to work as slaves for the whites.
- The servitude that he was subjected to, depressed him a lot. Unwilling to be a slave all through his life, and unable to escape, he committed suicide.