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See definition of tameness on Dictionary.com
  • as inobedience
  • as ingentleness
  • as insubmissiveness
  • as intractability
  • as intractableness

synonyms for tameness

  • acquiescence
  • conformity
  • deference
  • orderliness
  • reverence
  • accordance
  • agreement
  • compliance
  • docility
  • dutifulness
  • duty
  • manageability
  • meekness
  • observance
  • quietness
  • respect
  • servility
  • submission
  • subservience
  • tractability
  • willingness
  • conformability
  • duteousness
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antonyms for tameness

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  • disagreement
  • disregard
  • fight
  • disobedience
  • misbehavior
  • mischief
  • mutiny
  • rebellion
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How to use tameness in a sentence

In the animal kingdom, besides the elephants, I was much struck by the number and tameness of the ravens of Ceylon.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Sir Orlando had been a little carried away by his own eloquence and the Duke's tameness, and had interrupted the Duke.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Correct tameness is the usual character of classical allusion in authors well versed in classical studies.
A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
Lengthening the pause without increasing the touch suggests tameness, sluggishness, or dullness of thought.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
Long may he endure to enliven the drear tameness of civilization with a memory of the world's old wildness.
IN NEW ENGLAND FIELDS AND WOODSROWLAND E. ROBINSON
I found their tameness as shocking as did Alexander Selkirk that of the brute subjects of his else solitary kingdom.
OUR OLD HOME, VOL. 2NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
Loyd wrote almost by every mail, and with a tameness that shadowed forth the uniform tenor of his own life.
A RENT IN A CLOUDCHARLES JAMES LEVER
This has given us in recent drama some dialogue unnatural in its tameness.
DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
Your account of the tameness of the birds which apparently have wandered from the interior, is very curious.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
As they went forward the next day they were all amazed at the remarkable tameness of the herds which passed on every side.
THE ROGUE ELEPHANTELLIOTT WHITNEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TAMENESS

  • meekness
  • obedience
  • tameness
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