domesticity domesticity  /ˌdoʊ ˌmɛ ˈstɪ sə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being domestic or domesticated
  2. (n) domestic activities or life

Usage(s):

  1. Still, they have some useful things to teach their visitors about free-form domesticity.
  2. Late Bloomer collects Tyler's published and unpublished works from the last 20 years, all of which share a theme uncommon to comix: domesticity.
  3. There's nothing like an apron to evoke domesticity.

News

  • Is Domesticity Impossible? Former Banker Regrets Becoming Stay-At-Home Mom

    Former Wall Street banker Lisa Endlich Heffernan has reignited the heated issue of domesticity and a woman's role in the workforce with her short essay "Why I Regret Being a Stay-at-Home Mom." While her article casts domesticity in a negative light, other mothers who have spent years in and out of the workforce present a very different picture.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

Quotes

  1. "Yes, I did say that and I still think I was right," says Jagger. "There's a balance for creative people between domesticity and being out there. I think you have to be out there, being creative."
    on Sep 27, 2007 By: Mick Jagger Source: Independent

  2. Kyger says that Whalen "liked being in the middle of a domesticity so that he could report on it. He liked to write long letters filled with the news of what everybody was up to."
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Joanne Kyger Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I am as drawn to domesticity as I am drawn to anything," Flanagan said in an interview, admitting an addiction to shows like Martha as though she were admitting to a taste for porno- graphy. "And yet I am as suspicious of it as I am drawn to...
    on Apr 24, 2006 By: Caitlin Flanagan Source: St. Petersburg Times

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