undomestic


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undomestic

(ˌʌndəˈmɛstɪk)
adj
not domestic; not skilled in domestic tasks or housework
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Adj.1.undomestic - not domestic or related to homeundomestic - not domestic or related to home; "had established herself in her career at the price of being so undomestic she didn't even know how to light the oven"
domestic - of or involving the home or family; "domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste"
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Roy's cheerfully undomestic novel still attends closely to human intimacy.
The author's other books for adults include the Shopaholic series, along with other titles such as Can You Keep a Secret?, The Undomestic Goddess and Finding Audrey for young adults.
It is unsurprising that Fanny displays William's rendering of his own space, however undomestic the space of a ship may be in comparison with her own.
hence the proposed title, The Undomestic Product" (Britton and Margetts 1993: unpaginated).
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(18) It otherwise addresses very different subject matter: where Zhukovsky's poem takes place in the vast, open, and decidedly undomestic setting of a military encampment and celebrates battlefield glory, Pushkin's verse is concentrated around the most interior of spaces and times, a humble cottage in a late-night, solitary rural landscape.
And to do so, Barnes also crafts an undomestic narrative form.
She describes them as incredibly intelligent, "affectionate, cheeky, witty, self-possessed, patient, hardworking and endlessly interesting and charming." Likening them to eight-year-old children, she notes that training them is difficult as they are "of an essentially undomestic turn of mind as well as extremely bright and perceptive." These traits, in turn, have led to the camels' reputations for being dangerous and recalcitrant.
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What are you reading: After reading the Undomestic Goddess, by Sophie KinselIa, someone recommended the Shopaholic series, which I am working through now.
In terms of characteristics, the Kuwaiti channel showed white major characters as more undomestic (5.8 to 0.8), technical (30.0 to 1.1), and bigger sized (5.7 to 0.3) than nonwhite.
I think my favourite book has to be The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella.