domesticity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 1721 1. the quality or state of being domestic or domesticated 2. domestic activities or life 3. plural domestic affairs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Domesticity — Do mes*tic i*ty, n. [LL. domesticitas: cf. F. domesticit[ e].] The state of being domestic; domestic character; household life. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • domesticity — (n.) 1721; see DOMESTIC (Cf. domestic) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • domesticity — [n] home life domestication, family life, staying at home; concept 516 …   New thesaurus

  • domesticity — ► NOUN ▪ home or family life …   English terms dictionary

  • domesticity — [dō΄mes tis′ə tē] n. 1. home life; family life 2. devotion to home and family life 3. pl. domesticities [pl.] household affairs …   English World dictionary

  • domesticity — [[t]do͟ʊmestɪ̱sɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT Domesticity is the state of being at home with your family. ...a small rebellion against routine and cosy domesticity …   English dictionary

  • domesticity — do|mes|tic|i|ty [ˌdəumeˈstısıti US ˌdou ] n [U] life at home with your family ▪ a scene of happy domesticity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • domesticity — do|mes|tic|i|ty [ ,doume stısəti ] noun uncount the activities relating to your home and family life: I m not cut out for domesticity …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • domesticity — noun (U) life at home with your family: a scene of happy domesticity …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • domesticity — UK [ˌdəʊmeˈstɪsətɪ] / US [ˌdoʊmeˈstɪsətɪ] noun [uncountable] the activities relating to your home and family life I m not cut out for domesticity …   English dictionary

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