from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or condition of being domestic.
- n. Home life or devotion to it.
- n. Household affairs.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. affection for the home and its material comforts
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being domestic; domestic character; household life.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being domestic.
- n. A domestic affair, act, or habit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. domestic activities or life
- n. the quality of being domestic or domesticated
As I commented on your review post - his genuine-sounding words about how great domesticity is really jumped out at me.
But the roof of their domesticity is shaking, ready to be blown away along with other houses in their neighborhood.
To get an idea of the Dutch achievement in domesticity, I cite Rybczynski on the urban medieval home: "The typical bourgeois townhouse of the 14th century combined living and work."
Later, following my adventures in domesticity, I drove out to Redmond to meet gaaneden for afternoon tea.
His sister, Mary, is trapped in domesticity, caring for her ailing, dotty father and her maddening mother.
If they are content to have England turned into a beehive and an ant-hill, decorated here and there with a few faded butterflies playing at an old game called domesticity in the intervals of the divorce court, then let them have their empire of insects; they will find plenty of Socialists who will give it to them.
3 January, 2009 in domesticity, momma-ing, real life | Tags: ranty mcrant rant
28 December, 2009 in domesticity, now with pictures, real life | Tags: babywearing, ps my boyfriend is awesome, vacation
12In the Cedarberg, we can measure colonial conquest by the proliferation of tenable settler land claims, which were made household by household; increasing signs of European-inflected domesticity is tangible evidence of their success.
9 September, 2008 in domesticity, food and recipes, real life