me•ni•alPronunciation: (mē'nē-ul, mēn'yul), [key]
lowly and sometimes degrading: menial work.
servile; submissive: menial attitudes.
pertaining to or suitable for domestic servants; humble: menial furnishings.
a domestic servant.
a servile person.
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