the state of being domestic; domestic or home life.
a domestic or household act, activity, duty, or chore.
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How to use domesticity in a sentence
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.My Father's Life Was Shaped by Racism. So Was His Death | Savala Nolan | July 16, 2021 | Time
Disney is full of these figures, women who’ve essentially prioritized their careers and personal ambitions over family and domesticity.Why it’s so satisfying to root for Disney villains | Aja Romano | May 28, 2021 | Vox
Instead, they’re always nested in warm, nurturing domesticity.Celebrating Ramona Quimby’s enduring appeal, in honor of Beverly Cleary | Constance Grady | March 26, 2021 | 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.How Does New York City Keep Reinventing Itself? (Bonus) | Kurt Andersen | March 21, 2021 | Freakonomics
Many people have started asking how being locked in the spaces of domesticity might have impacted women, who often face abuse within those spaces.The Covid-19 pandemic hasn’t been a “great equaliser” for India’s queer population | Neel Sengupta | January 22, 2021 | Quartz
Normality, domesticity, ease, in the blazing Arizona desert.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Both Brienne and Arya are found wanting in the traditional, essential feminine arts: domesticity and beauty.The Abused Wives of Westeros: A Song of Feminism in ‘Game of Thrones’ | Amy Zimmerman | April 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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!Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
He might not sleep alone; that supreme symbol of domesticity Corydon could not give up, and he soon ceased to ask for it.Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
It was always kept chained, for, notwithstanding its long domesticity, it was neither civilized nor attached to its keepers.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
He gave up excessive drinking; became a constant smoker, and lent full rein to his natural domesticity.Villa Rubein and Other Stories | John Galsworthy
But here were two American women and a little girl—surely evidences of domesticity.A Woman's Journey through the Philippines | Florence Kimball Russel
British Dictionary definitions for domesticity
devotion to or familiarity with home life
(usually plural) a domestic duty, matter, or condition
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