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noun as in home life

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He was so deeply acclimated—institutionalized—to a decrepit domesticity, to something most people would call uninhabitable, that it seemed likely he’d be more physically and psychologically comfortable in our basement than in our house.

From Time

Disney is full of these figures, women who’ve essentially prioritized their careers and personal ambitions over family and domesticity.

From Vox

Instead, they’re always nested in warm, nurturing domesticity.

From Vox

If SoHo was an act of repurposing the city’s industrial history, the Upper West Side offered a return to upper-middle-class domesticity with a diversity not found on the East Side.

Many people have started asking how being locked in the spaces of domesticity might have impacted women, who often face abuse within those spaces.

From Quartz

Normality, domesticity, ease, in the blazing Arizona desert.

Both Brienne and Arya are found wanting in the traditional, essential feminine arts: domesticity and beauty.

He points to scenes in the film that capture their domesticity in homes Dickens set up for Nelly and visited.

Is it “health, domesticity, civic responsibility and strong social connections and all the blandly-held common virtues?”

In their show notes, McCullough and Hernandez said the collection was about “understated domesticity,” whatever that means.

But this he hardly realized—so rapidly was the discipline of domesticity bringing his haughty spirit to terms!

He might not sleep alone; that supreme symbol of domesticity Corydon could not give up, and he soon ceased to ask for it.

It was always kept chained, for, notwithstanding its long domesticity, it was neither civilized nor attached to its keepers.

He gave up excessive drinking; became a constant smoker, and lent full rein to his natural domesticity.

But here were two American women and a little girl—surely evidences of domesticity.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to domesticity, such as: domestication, family life, and staying at home.

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