domesticity

noun do·mes·tic·i·ty \ ˌdō-ˌmes-ˈti-sə-tē , -məs- ; ˌdä- \
|Updated on: 18 Jun 2018

Definition of domesticity

plural domesticities
1 : the quality or state of being domestic or domesticated
2 : domestic activities or life
3 domesticities plural : domestic affairs

Examples of domesticity in a Sentence

  1. We got married and settled into a life of comfortable domesticity.

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First Known Use of domesticity

1721

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : life inside a home : the activities of a family or of the people who share a home


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