thrall

[thrawl]
noun
1.
a person who is in bondage; slave.
2.
a person who is morally or mentally enslaved by some power, influence, or the like: He was the thrall of morbid fantasies.
3.
slavery; thralldom.
verb (used with object)
4.
Archaic. to put or hold in thralldom; enslave.
adjective
5.
Archaic. subjected to bondage; enslaved.

Origin:
before 950; Middle English; Old English thrǣl < Old Norse thrǣll slave

unthralled, adjective
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thrall (θrɔːl)
 
n
1.  thraldom, Also called: thralldom the state or condition of being in the power of another person
2.  a person who is in such a state
3.  a person totally subject to some need, desire, appetite, etc
 
vb
4.  (tr) to enslave or dominate
 
[Old English thrǣl slave, from Old Norse thrǣll]

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thrall
O.E. þræl "bondman, serf, slave," from O.N. þræll "slave, servant," probably from P.Gmc. *thrakhilaz, lit. "runner," from root *threh- "to run" (cf. O.H.G. dregil "servant," prop. "runner;" O.E. þrægan, Goth. þragjan "to run").
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Example sentences
Order cannot be imposed from the top down and too many politicians are in
  thrall to powerful, moneyed interests.
The consequence of being in thrall to a bloodline is a weak party that lacks
  shared policies or common values.
The little, nameless creek tumbling through our hollow holds us in thrall.
If we're in thrall to big ideas, it's largely because we're powerless against
  small interests.
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