Antonyms
Etymology

1. domesticated

adjective. ['dəˈmɛstəˌkeɪtəd'] accustomed to home life; others find gratification in it".

Antonyms

  • wildness

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • domesticate (English)
  • -ate (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Domesticated

  • abbreviated
  • abdicated
  • abutted
  • accommodated
  • accosted
  • acquitted
  • acted
  • activated
  • adapted
  • addicted
  • adjusted
  • admitted
  • adopted
  • advocated
  • affiliated
  • afflicted
  • aggravated
  • aggregated
  • agitated
  • alienated

Example sentences of the word domesticated


1. Verb, past participle
Contrary to the name, the chicken is domesticated and can be either male or female.

2. Adjective
A domesticated predator, the family dog, also discourages deer.

Quotes containing the word domesticated


1. Second hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.
- Virginia Woolf

2. I've always wanted to be a cat. Warm and domesticated when you want to be, wild when you don't.
- Jenny Downham, Before I Die

3. Second-hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack. Besides, in this random miscellaneous company we may rub against some complete stranger who will, with luck, turn into the best friend we have in the world.
- Virginia Woolf, Street haunting

2. domesticated

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

Synonyms

  • tamed
  • domestic

Antonyms

  • intractable
  • stubborn
  • unquiet

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • domesticate (English)
  • -ate (English)
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