domesticity : Definition, Usages, News and More

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dohmesti suh tee

  • n  the quality of being domestic or domesticated
    a royal family living in unpretentious domesticity
  • n  domestic activities or life
    making a hobby of domesticity

  • Not so much a house as the Platonic ideal of a house, it was also an affront to ordinary notions of domesticity and creaturely comfort, and this at a time when not many office .
  • Back in the 1800s, pregnant women were depicted in portraits, if at all, with potted plants and animals, as icons of domesticity, says Yale professor Laura Wexler, co-author of .
  • Still, they have some useful things to teach their visitors about free-form domesticity.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 25, 2013 - The Christian Post

  • Mick Jagger in Independent
    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."
  • Joanne Kyger in Los Angeles Times
    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."
  • Caitlin Flanagan in St. Petersburg Times
    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...

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