HyperDic: domestication

English > 3 senses of the word domestication:
NOUNprocessdomesticationadaptation to intimate association with human beings
attributedomestication, tamenessthe attribute of having been domesticated
actdomesticationaccommodation to domestic / domestic life
domestication > pronunciation
Soundsdahmeh.stahkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > domestication: 3 senses > noun 1, process
Meaningadaptation to intimate association with human beings.
Broaderadaptation, adaption, adjustmentThe process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
Spanishdomesticación
Catalandomesticació
English > domestication: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe attribute of having been domesticated.
Synonymtameness
Attributestame, tamedBrought from wildness into a domesticated state
Broadertractability, tractableness, flexibilityThe trait of being easily persuaded
OppositewildnessAn intractably barbarous or uncultivated state of nature
Spanishdomesticación
Catalandomesticació
English > domestication: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningaccommodation to domestic / domestic life.
Example"her explorer husband resisted all her attempts at domestication"
Broaderadjustment, accommodation, fittingmaking or becoming suitable
Spanishdomesticación
Catalandomesticació

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