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domesticity

[doh-me-stis-i-tee] /ˌdoʊ mɛˈstɪs ɪ ti/
noun, plural domesticities.
1.
the state of being domestic; domestic or home life.
2.
a domestic or household act, activity, duty, or chore.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; domestic + -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for domesticity

domesticity

/ˌdəʊmɛˈstɪsɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
home life
2.
devotion to or familiarity with home life
3.
(usually pl) a domestic duty, matter, or condition
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Word Origin and History for domesticity
n.

1721; see domestic + -ity.

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