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1. domestic

adjective. ['dəˈmɛstɪk'] of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation.

Synonyms

  • interior
  • national
  • municipal
  • internal

Antonyms

  • international
  • inactivity
  • outside
  • outdoor

Etymology

  • domesticus (Latin)
  • domus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Domestic

  • majestic

How do you pronounce domestic?

Pronounce domestic as dəˈmɛstɪk.

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Example sentences of the word domestic


1. Adjective
The guidelines for feeding a newborn feral kitten are the same as for a domestic kitty.

Quotes containing the word domestic


1. There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
- bell hooks

2. I don't have a lot of domestic instincts,"Ranger said to me, his attention fixing on the unidentifiable glob in my hair, "but I have a real strong urge to take you home and hose you down."I went dry mouth. Connie bit into her lower lip, and Lula fanned herself with a file.
- Janet Evanovich, Eleven on Top

3. Economics was like psychology, a pseudoscience trying to hide that fact with intense theoretical hyperelaboration. And gross domestic product was one of those unfortunate measurement concepts, like inches or the British thermal unit, that ought to have been retired long before.
- Kim Stanley Robinson, Blue Mars

2. domestic

adjective. ['dəˈmɛstɪk'] of or involving the home or family.

Synonyms

  • home-style
  • domesticity
  • home-loving
  • housewifely
  • domesticated

Antonyms

  • exterior
  • coastal
  • outward
  • external

Etymology

  • domesticus (Latin)
  • domus (Latin)

3. domestic

adjective. ['dəˈmɛstɪk'] produced in a particular country.

Antonyms

  • nonworker

Etymology

  • domesticus (Latin)
  • domus (Latin)

4. domestic

adjective. ['dəˈmɛstɪk'] converted or adapted to domestic use.

Synonyms

  • tamed
  • domesticated

Antonyms

  • noncitizen
  • local
  • private

Etymology

  • domesticus (Latin)
  • domus (Latin)

5. domestic

noun. ['dəˈmɛstɪk'] a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household.

Synonyms

  • ayah
  • amah
  • maidservant
  • home help
  • skivvy
  • retainer
  • maid
  • house servant
  • housemaid
  • slavey
  • housekeeper
  • domestic help

Antonyms

  • extramural
  • wildness
  • intractable
  • stubborn

Etymology

  • domesticus (Latin)
  • domus (Latin)
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