undomesticated love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not domesticated; not accustomed to a family life.
  • Not tamed, as an animal.

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  • adjective Not domesticated

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not domesticated
  • adjective unaccustomed to home life

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "undomesticated," including blacks and non-assimilated immigrants, were linked to immorality by examining more closely some of the origins of domesticity.

    Acting 'Natural': Vanity Fair and the UnMasking of Anglo-American Sentiment

  • But since the instinct must have been developed during the predomestication period, how under the sun could his wild, undomesticated ancestors have experienced the close, long - continued, and vital contact with man?

    The Other Animals

  • In this study spanning 40 years and involving more than 10,000 foxes, researchers re-created the process of domestication by taking undomesticated commercial farm foxes and selectively breeding them solely for tameness over many generations.

    Sophia Yin: Why It's Risky to Have Wild Animals as Pets

  • The previously undomesticated boy quickly realizes that half-measures like hastily buying his little cousin a pre-packaged lunch at a convenience store on the way to kindergarten can have traumatic consequences in a milieu where bringing in an amateurish or non-homemade bento is perceived as a symptom of a shamefully inadequate family.

    Daddies dearest

  • In this study spanning 40 years and involving more than 10,000 foxes, researchers re-created the process of domestication by taking undomesticated commercial farm foxes and selectively breeding them solely for tameness over many generations.

    Sophia Yin: Why It's Risky to Have Wild Animals as Pets

  • Shelob, Smaug, the Balrog ... in their astounding names, the fearful verve of their descriptions, their various undomesticated malevolence, these creatures are utterly embedded in our world-view.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • As for the exterior styling: I think it just rips—unhinged, subversive, undomesticated, and not at all pretty.

    Mini's Hot Coupe: Drive It—If Your Pal Buys One

  • Its philosophy and tone were so juvenile, so entirely undomesticated, that it made Playboy look like Camus.

    Where Have The Good Men Gone?

  • Shelob, Smaug, the Balrog ... in their astounding names, the fearful verve of their descriptions, their various undomesticated malevolence, these creatures are utterly embedded in our world-view.

    China Miéville on J.R.R. Tolkien

  • To deepen his predicament, because he is single, his advisers and confidants are generally undomesticated guys just like him.

    Where Have The Good Men Gone?

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