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do·mes·tic·i·ty

 (dō′mĕ-stĭs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. do·mes·tic·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being domestic.
2. Home life or devotion to it.
3. domesticities Household affairs.

domesticity

(ˌdəʊmɛˈstɪsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. home life
2. devotion to or familiarity with home life
3. (usually plural) a domestic duty, matter, or condition

do•mes•tic•i•ty

(ˌdoʊ mɛˈstɪs ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state of being domestic; home life.
2. a domestic activity or duty.
[1715–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.domesticity - the quality of being domestic or domesticated; "a royal family living in unpretentious domesticity"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
2.domesticity - domestic activities or life; "making a hobby of domesticity"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"

domesticity

noun home life, housekeeping, domestication, homemaking, housewifery, home-lovingness routine and cosy domesticity
Translations
حياةٌ عائِلِيَّه
rodinný život
familielivhjemmeliv
családi élet
heimilisrækni
rodinný život
evcimenlikeve/aileye bağlı

domesticity

[ˌdəʊmesˈtɪsɪtɪ] Ndomesticidad f

domesticity

[ˌdəʊmɛˈstɪsɪti] n (= family life) → vie f de familledomestic science narts mpl ménagersdomestic servant ndomestique mf, employé(e) m/f de maisondomestic violence nviolence f domestique

domesticity

domesticity

[ˌdəʊmɛsˈtɪsɪtɪ] nvita di famiglia

domestic

(dəˈmestik) adjective
1. of or in the house or home. a domestic servant; domestic utensils.
2. concerning one's private life or family. domestic problems.
3. (of animals) tame and living with or used by people.
4. not foreign. the Government's domestic policy.
doˈmesticated (-keitid) adjective
1. (of animals) accustomed to living near and being used by people. Cows and sheep have been domesticated for many thousands of years.
2. good at doing jobs associated with running a house. My husband has become very domesticated since I've been ill.
doˌmestiˈcation noun
domesticity (doumeˈstisəti) noun
(fondness for) home life.
domestic help
(a person paid to give) assistance with housework etc.
References in classic literature ?
Besides the jar of contrast there came to her a chill self-reproach that she had not returned sooner, to help her mother in these domesticities, instead of indulging herself out-of-doors.
Her work provides a thorough and useful survey of the complex domesticities of Dickens's major novels, and seeks to establish a believable linkage between these fictive representations and his personal desire, on the one hand, to participate in the discursive production of a domestic ideal and his failure, on the other hand, to experience (or contribute to) such an ideal at home.
But it may not account for the pervasiveness in Dickens's fiction of non-'ideal' domesticities.