Definition of domesticity in English:


Line breaks: do¦mes|ti¦city
Pronunciation: /ˌdɒmɛˈstɪsɪti
, ˌdəʊm-/


[mass noun]
  • Home or family life: the atmosphere is one of happy domesticity
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    • Tolstoy tried to mix domesticity and family life, but he would come downstairs after writing and see his family playing and his eyes would well up.
    • In the interwar era masculinity was defined principally in terms of a man's ability to support a family, rather than his independence from domesticity.
    • Many of her paintings represent scenes of charming bourgeois domesticity featuring members of her family, especially her daughter.

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