domesticity


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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 ?
Now I go in for domesticity, and look after my family."
As for domesticity, it ages one rapidly, and distracts one's mind from higher things."
Against this rude form of domesticity were opposed the chromo-tinted dresses and extravagant complexions of a few single unattended women--happily seen more often at night behind gilded bars than in the garish light of day--and an equal number of pale-faced, dark-moustached, well-dressed, and suspiciously idle men.
Of course such a marriage was only what Newland was entitled to; but young men are so foolish and incalculable--and some women so ensnaring and unscrupulous--that it was nothing short of a miracle to see one's only son safe past the Siren Isle and in the haven of a blameless domesticity.
And the deeper he went in domesticity the more did the sense of acquitting himself and acting with propriety predominate over any other satisfaction.
Then came a blessed year of peace and domesticity, to be followed by nine years, with only a three months' break, five upon the Pacific station, and four on the East Indian.
Still higher up draped curtains and milk bottles white on the window sills proclaimed the regions of domesticity.
It seemed to him needlessly cruel that she should be playing on this note of domesticity at the moment when she was barring for ever the door between him and happiness.
I am at my best in these tender scenes of idyllic domesticity.
Jacky sighed, said, "Len, I do think you might explain," and resumed domesticity.
Ethan had an idea that if she were to marry a man she was fond of the dormant instinct would wake, and her pies and biscuits become the pride of the county; but domesticity in the abstract did not interest her.
Traddles being a part of our domesticity, I should much like to have your opinion on Mr.