from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or quality of being tame.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being tame.
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- noun uncountable The state or quality of being
- noun countable, rare The result or product of being
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the attribute of having been domesticated
- noun the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
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O'Driscoll said nothing till we had once more taken our seats in the boat, and then he expressed his disappointment at what he called the tameness of the result of our expedition.
The ladies excite the author's pen into absolute rapture; their sparkling eyes and glossy hair, are, in themselves, sufficient to negative the idea of tameness or insipidity, while their sylph-like figures exhibit fresh graces at every step.
It was somewhat galling to recall the tameness with which she had allowed a Shouting Methodist such a last word as that, entirely unreproved.
Pigeons are very abundant in all Russian cities, and their tameness is a matter of remark among foreign visitors.
But it's well worth it to experience the "tameness" of these animals.
The property bred for was "tameness," i.e., a tolerance of, or better a desire for, human contact.
One of the reasons that this method performs so well is the very "tameness" of the underlying network – the noise is white, also the proportion of noise is constant, about 50% in the erik167 example, yielding very high 0.7 correlations to gridcell temperature.
Unlike their wild ancestors, house pets and other domesticated animals share the trait of tameness, meaning they tolerate or even seek out human presence.
The relative tameness of the recent downturn in stocks is evidence that many investors expect the rally to resume in coming months.
Your tameness, gentleness shining in my hands, bringing light, giving light.