Part of speech: noun

Imprisonment; bondage; thraldom.

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Usage examples "captivity":

  1. Her brave initiative allowed several French soldiers to escape from captivity. - "Fighting France", Stephane Lauzanne.
  2. For I will turn to their captivity, and have mercy upon them. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2", Ernst Hengstenberg.
  3. So the first day of his captivity began. - "Fire-Tongue", Sax Rohmer.