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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adaptation to intimate association with human beings

Usage examples (36)
  • Her explorer husband resisted all her attempts at domestication
  • MAVUSO MBHEKISENI: People were educated, through what we call domestication, that they should love one party, because that party gave them-will give them freedom.
  • Hogs are a funny animal years of domestication is thrwn out the window once they go wild; teeth (tusks), and thick body hair begins to grow again.
  • Steampunk is also, it suddenly occurs to me, a kind of domestication of technological unease, analogous to the Victorian domestication of the fairy tale. for more
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