Translation of domesticity in Spanish:

domesticity

Pronunciation: /ˌdəʊmesˈtɪsəti; ˌdɒː-; ˌdɒmesˈtɪsəti; dəʊ-/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [formal or hum] domesticidad (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • 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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