Definition Of thralls


the state of being in someone's power or having great power over someone.

she was in thrall to her abusive husband

Example Of thralls

  • Another is to suppose that those who disagree with us are in thrall to some evil power.

  • Council house sales freed hundreds of thousands from virtual thraldom , and her union reforms released untold numbers more from the iniquities of the closed shop and secondary picketing.

  • From the beginning his audience - and there was always an audience - were in thrall to his idiosyncratic and impassioned deliveries.

  • Having sloughed off the social illiteracy that was Marxism, after 72 years, western Europe is again in thraldom to the delusions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

  • I believe that peasants should be bound to the land as unfree thralls who do the bidding of the freemen without question.

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